Daily Archives: April 11, 2013

TESTIMONY-BY: PAUL H. COOKSEY, DEPUTY SPECIAL INSPECTOR GENERAL FOR IRAQ RECONSTRUCTION

[Translate] CQ Congressional Testimony April 10, 2013 Wednesday ACCOUNTABILITY IN U.S. FOREIGN ASSISTANCE; COMMITTEE: HOUSE OVERSIGHT AND GOVERNMENT REFORM  TESTIMONY-BY: PAUL H. COOKSEY, DEPUTY  SPECIAL INSPECTOR GENERAL FOR IRAQ RECONSTRUCTION Chairman Issa, Ranking Member Cummings, and members of the Committee, … Continue reading

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Does the U.S. overuse private contractors?

[Translate] July 13, 2012 • Volume 22, Issue 25 Does the U.S. overuse private contractors? By Marcia Clemmitt Introduction A private U.S. security guard stands in front of a chilling monument marking a mass grave for victims of dictator Saddam … Continue reading

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TESTIMONY OF HAROLD W. GEISEL

[Translate] TESTIMONY OF HAROLD W. GEISEL DEPUTY INSPECTOR GENERAL OFFICE OF INSPECTOR GENERAL U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE AND THE BROADCASTING BOARD OF GOVERNORS BEFORE THE U.S. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES COMMITTEE ON OVERSIGHT AND GOVERNMENT REFORM ON U.S. FOREIGN ASSISTANCE: WHAT … Continue reading

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As cities lay off police, frustrated neighborhoods turn to private cops

[Translate] The Christian Science Monitor April 5, 2013 Friday As cities lay off police, frustrated neighborhoods turn to private cops; With cities cutting their police to balance budgets, some well-to-do neighborhoods are hiring private security, marking an expansion of unarmed … Continue reading

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TESTIMONY-BY: JOHN F. SOPKO, SPECIAL INSPECTOR GENERAL FOR AFGHANISTAN RECONSTRUCTION

[Translate] April 10, 2013 Wednesday ACCOUNTABILITY IN U.S. FOREIGN ASSISTANCE; TESTIMONY-BY: JOHN F. SOPKO, SPECIAL INSPECTOR GENERAL FOR AFGHANISTAN RECONSTRUCTION Committee on House Oversight and Government Reform Chairman Issa, Ranking Member Cummings, and Members of the Committee, I am pleased … Continue reading

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Chiquita Brands Sues SEC to Probe Documents’ Release

[Translate] Chiquita Brands Sues SEC to Probe Documents’ Release By Tom Schoenberg – Apr 4, 2013 2:19 PM ET Chiquita Brands International Inc. (CQB) sued the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to block disclosure of documents from a probe of … Continue reading

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The Privatization of Citizen Security in Latin America: From Elite Guards to Neighborhood Vigilantes

[Translate] By: Ungar, Mark Social Justice, 2007, Vol. 34, Issue ¾, 20-37 The Privatization of Citizen Security in Latin America: From Elite Guards to Neighborhood Vigilantes IN LATIN AMERICA, THE COMBINATION OF DEMOCRATIZATION, NEOLIBERALISM, AND record crime rates has converged … Continue reading

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