Daily Archives: May 23, 2013

SIGAR Refutes Afghan Finance Ministry Claims

[Translate] Today SIGAR published its response to the Afghan Minister of Finance’s (MoF) claim that our recent business taxes audit was flawed.  As the letter states, SIGAR auditors made repeated requests for information of Afghan officials – all of which … Continue reading

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Outsourcer Nick Buckles retires at 52, a multimillionaire

[Translate] Outsourcer Nick Buckles retires at 52, a multimillionaire Clare Sambrook 21 May 2013 G4S: securing whose world? Care and justice Security company G4S and its executives have got rich dismantling public services. Yesterday a man called Nick Buckles retired, … Continue reading

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Private Military and Security Research Group Call for Papers

[Translate] Call for Papers The Private Military and Security Research Group (PMSRG) Academic Workshop The Private Military and Security Research Group (PMSRG) will host an academic workshop for postgraduate students on the privatization of security in the contemporary world.  In … Continue reading

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Outsourced education for IED detection

[Translate] Outsourced education for IED detection   21 May 2013 Liam Stoker Despite a recorded rise in IED incidents, deaths of coalition forces continue to fall. While detect and diffuse technologies have come a long way, superior training using private … Continue reading

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Ex-Blackwater worker turns self in

[Translate] Chris Drotleff has one last cigarette before turning himself into federal authorities on May 22, 2013. Photo by WAVY/Andy Fox. Chris Drotleff outside of the Norfolk Federal Courthouse in 2010 Ex-Blackwater worker turns self in Updated: Wednesday, 22 May … Continue reading

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