Daily Archives: February 12, 2013

Surge in private security raises concerns over rights

[Translate] Surge in private security raises concerns over rights CBC News Posted: Jan 16, 2013 5:02 AM ET Last Updated: Jan 15, 2013 10:36 PM ET There are now more than 140,000 private security guards licensed in Canada and only … Continue reading

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Bigger than the army: South Africa’s private security forces

[Translate] Bigger than the army: South Africa’s private security forces From Victoria Eastwood, CNN updated 5:40 AM EST, Fri February 8, 2013 South Africa’s booming security industry STORY HIGHLIGHTS South Africa has 400,000 private security guards, and nearly 9,000 security … Continue reading

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Piracy: new rules on use of private maritime security companies

[Translate] Piracy: new rules on use of private maritime security companies February 06 2013 Introduction Former legal framework New rules Comment Introduction On December 13 2012 the German Parliament approved new rules on the use of private maritime security companies … Continue reading

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Afghan Corruption Imperils Future Success Reforms are needed before we withdraw

[Translate] USA Today February 11, 2013 Pg. 8 Afghan Corruption Imperils Future Success Reforms are needed before we withdraw By Frank Vogl Dramatic changes lie ahead for Afghanistan — none of them encouraging. President Obama has confirmed that U.S. military … Continue reading

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Issa bill would require more barring of bad-actor contractors

[Translate] Issa bill would require more barring of bad-actor contractors By Charles S. Clark February 8, 2013 Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif. House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform Agencies are making insufficient use of suspension and debarment procedures to deny … Continue reading

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