Daily Archives: February 9, 2013

Anti-Piracy Turns Deadly for Innocent Fishermen

[Translate] Anti-Piracy Turns Deadly for Innocent Fishermen Wednesday, 06 February 2013 18:17 Last month we wrote about the remarkable decline in piracy that has been achieved through a combination of private and public sector initiatives. Among the most significant factors, … Continue reading

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Defense Contracting: A Compendium

[Translate] Wednesday, February 6, 2013 Defense Contracting: A Compendium This Compendium includes a wealth of reports on defense contracting and acquisition including topics such as competition in federal contracting; the Government Accountability Office (GAO) bid-protest process; contracting programs for minority-owned … Continue reading

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McCaskill criticizes private embassy security contracts in Benghazi hearing

[Translate] McCaskill criticizes private embassy security contracts in Benghazi hearing WASHINGTON, D.C. (Feb. 7, 2013) — In a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing today investigating security failures in the attack on the U.S. embassy in Benghazi, U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill raised … Continue reading

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DOD Needs Additional Steps to Fully Integrate Operational Contract Support into Contingency Planning

[Translate] DOD Needs Additional Steps to Fully Integrate Operational Contract Support into Contingency Planning GAO-13-212, Feb 8, 2013 What GAO Found The Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD), the Joint Staff, and the services have taken steps to integrate … Continue reading

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