Daily Archives: March 9, 2013

When neoliberalism exploded

[Translate] Saturday, Mar 9, 2013 09:00 AM EST When neoliberalism exploded Historian Daniel Steadman Jones traces the origins of the right’s fascination with privatization and deregulation By Michael W. Clune This article originally appeared on the L.A. Review of Books. … Continue reading

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Inadequate Contract Oversight of Military Construction Projects in Afghanistan Resulted in Increased Hazards to Life and Safety of Coalition Forces

[Translate] Audit Report 03-08-2013 Acquisition Processes and Contract Management Inadequate Contract Oversight of Military Construction Projects in Afghanistan Resulted in Increased Hazards to Life and Safety of Coalition Forces (Project No. D2012-D000JB-0126.000) DODIG-2013-052

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Monitoring of the Quality of the Defense Contract Audit Agency FY 2010 Audits

[Translate] 03-07-2013 Acquisition Processes and Contract Management Monitoring of the Quality of the Defense Contract Audit Agency FY 2010 Audits (Project No. D2010-DIP0AC-0115) DODIG-2013-044

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Judge dismisses core of suit against CACI by Iraqis who say they were tortured at Abu Ghraib

[Translate] Judge dismisses core of suit against CACI by Iraqis who say they were tortured at Abu Ghraib By Associated Press, Published: March 8 ALEXANDRIA, Va. — A judge dealt a severe blow Friday to a long-running torture lawsuit filed against … Continue reading

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Contractor killed in attack in eastern Afghanistan

[Translate] Contractor killed in attack in eastern Afghanistan March 08, 2013 13:33 GMT By KIMBERLY DOZIER AP Intelligence Writer KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — U.S. military officials say three men wearing Afghan army uniforms and driving an Afghan army vehicle forced … Continue reading

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Ex-CIA contractor pleads guilty in Colorado assault case

[Translate] Ex-CIA contractor pleads guilty in Colorado assault case By Keith Coffman DENVER | Fri Mar 1, 2013 8:49pm EST (Reuters) – A former CIA contractor who triggered an international incident in 2011 when he killed two men in Pakistan … Continue reading

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Contracting work out can create as many problems as it solves

[Translate] Contracting work out can create as many problems as it solves Though big organisations say external consultants are essential, can they be held to the same levels of transparency? guardian.co.uk, Thursday 7 March 2013 06.08 EST Justine Greening has … Continue reading

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Three plead guilty to stealing medical gear at Camp Pendleton

[Translate] Three plead guilty to stealing medical gear at Camp Pendleton March 7, 2013 |  8:03 pm Three former civilian contractors at Camp Pendleton pleaded guilty Thursday to stealing more than $3 million worth of medical equipment meant to be shipped to … Continue reading

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Funding for criminal inquiries of contracting in Iraq may be extended

[Translate] Funding for criminal inquiries of contracting in Iraq may be extended By Ernesto Londoño Congress is expected to extend the operations of a watchdog office tasked with carrying out criminal inquiries of wartime contracting in Iraq, giving investigators more … Continue reading

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