Daily Archives: February 26, 2013

UN human rights experts urge greater oversight of private security firms in Honduras

[Translate] UN human rights experts urge greater oversight of private security firms in Honduras Chairperson of the Working Group on the use of Mercenaires Faiza Patel. UN Photo/Violaine Martin 25 February 2013 – A group of United Nations independent experts … Continue reading

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Britam False Flag Hacking Revelations – True or False?

[Translate] Britam False Flag Hacking Revelations – True or False? On the 30th January a story was published in the Daily Mail that referred to a hack that seemingly showed Britam  (A British private security firm) leaders considering taking money … Continue reading

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Greece: Blackwater mercenaries guarding Govt and overseeing police; coup feared

[Translate] Greece: Blackwater mercenaries guarding Govt and overseeing police; coup feared Posted on February 25, 2013 Blackwater mercenaries are currently overseeing the police in Greece as rumours of a coup abound. We understand the situation is extremely tense and that … Continue reading

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Actions Needed to Explore Additional Opportunities to Gain Efficiencies in Acquiring Foreign Language Support

[Translate] Defense Contracting Actions Needed to Explore Additional Opportunities to Gain Efficiencies in Acquiring Foreign Language Support GAO-13-251R, Feb 25, 2013 What GAO Found DOD has taken some steps to gain efficiencies in its approach to contracting for certain types … Continue reading

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Recovering Organizational Clothing and IndividualEquipment from Civilians and ContractorEmployees Remains a Challenge

[Translate] Report No. DODIG-2013-050 February 22, 2013 Recovering Organizational Clothing and IndividualEquipment from Civilians and ContractorEmployees Remains a Challenge

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RAND Corporation Launches Contractor Health and Well-being Study

[Translate] RAND Corporation Launches Contractor Health and Well-being Study If you are a private contractor with deployment experience: The RAND Corporation, a non-partisan, non-profit institution that helps improve policy and decisionmaking through research and analysis, is sponsoring a study on … Continue reading

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