Daily Archives: May 22, 2013

Nexus Consulting: Be Wary of New Crop of Maritime Security Companies

[Translate] Nexus Consulting: Be Wary of New Crop of Maritime Security Companies Published 11:00 am, Tuesday, May 21, 2013 Photo: PRWeb Firm provides guidelines for security selection and announces panel discussion on evolving piracy threat Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) May 21, 2013 Nexus … Continue reading

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Timeline: how G4S’s bungled Olympics security contract unfolded

[Translate] Timeline: how G4S’s bungled Olympics security contract unfolded A timeline of the events leading up to the London 2012 Olympics security fiasco and eventual resignation of G4S chief Nick Buckles. Thousands of British Army troops had to be drafted … Continue reading

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Defense Contractor KBR Wants $500 Million from U.S. Military to End Iraq War

[Translate] Defense Contractor KBR Wants $500 Million from U.S. Military to End Iraq War   By Michael Allen, Thu, May 16, 2013 The company KBR, formerly known as “Halliburton,” which Dick Cheney was head of before he became Vice President, … Continue reading

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Oregon soldiers must share damage award in KBR suit with state, judge rules

[Translate] Oregon soldiers must share damage award in KBR suit with state, judge rules  By Mike Francis, The Oregonian on May 13, 2013 at 3:51 PM, updated May 13, 2013 at 6:59 PM Twelve Oregon National Guard soldiers and veterans … Continue reading

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KBR Wins London Police Contract

[Translate] KBR Wins London Police Contract by Zacks Equity Research May 14, 2013 | Comments : 0 Recommended this article: (0) Recently, KBR Inc. ( KBR – Snapshot Report ) received a contract from the London Mayor’s Office for Policing … Continue reading

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Why Nick Buckles ran out of chances at G4S

[Translate] Why Nick Buckles ran out of chances at G4S A group-wide profits warning was more serious than the Olympics shambles in the eyes of investors Nick Buckles promised a 7% margin at G4S, but had to revise this to … Continue reading

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Nick Buckles quits as chief executive of G4S with £1.2m payoff

[Translate] Nick Buckles quits as chief executive of G4S with £1.2m payoff Chairman of home affairs committee Keith Vaz brands payoff ‘astonishing’ given his role in the Olympics security fiasco Angela Monaghan and Graeme Wearden The Guardian, Tuesday 21 May … Continue reading

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More Alleged Abu Ghriab Torturers Slipping Through Fingers of Justice?

[Translate] More Alleged Abu Ghriab Torturers Slipping Through Fingers of Justice? Kelley Beaucar Vlahos, May 20, 2013 This may ultimately come as no surprise, but yet another party connected to the torture and abuse of detainees at Abu Ghraib circa … Continue reading

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