Daily Archives: February 18, 2013

Despite red flags, Army plows on

[Translate] Despite red flags, Army plows on By Tom Vanden Brook, USA TODAY, A $250 million Army program designed to aid U.S. troops in Iraq and Afghanistan has been riddled by serious problems that include payroll padding, sexual harassment and … Continue reading

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Army Effort To Sow Trust Riddled With Problems

[Translate] USA Today February 18, 2013 Pg. 6 Army Effort To Sow Trust Riddled With Problems Alleged pay abuses had some contractors out-earning Panetta By Tom Vanden Brook, USA Today Frustration with the growing number of U.S. troop deaths in … Continue reading

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G4S to be handed contract to monitor thousands of dangerous criminals

[Translate] G4S to be handed contract to monitor thousands of dangerous criminals 16 Feb 2013 22:00  Those monitored include 29,840 violent offenders, 2,310 sex offenders and 3,290 gang members, said probation union Napo Getty Bungling Olympic security firm G4S is … Continue reading

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Simon Mann Says He Was Asked to Help Start the Iraq War

[Translate] Simon Mann Says He Was Asked to Help Start the Iraq War By Alex Chitty Simon Mann is a British mercenary, most famous for his failed 2004 coup attempt against Teodoro Obiang, president of Equatorial Guinea. An ex-Special Forces … Continue reading

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