Daily Archives: June 20, 2013

Contractors Clearing Contractors Shows U.S. Secret Access Spike

[Translate] Edward Snowden, a former technical assistant for the Central Intelligence Agency, speaks during an interview in Hong Kong in this handout photo provided by The Guardian. Source: The Guardian via Getty Images Bloomberg News Contractors Clearing Contractors Shows U.S. … Continue reading

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US Intelligence, Inc.

[Translate] Simon Chesterman is the dean of the National University of Singapore Faculty of Law and the author of One Nation Under Surveillance: A New Social Contract to Defend Freedom Without Sacrificing L… Full profile Jun. 19, 2013 US Intelligence, … Continue reading

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Drug tests ordered for State Department contractors in Israel, Afghanistan

[Translate] Drug tests ordered for State Department contractors in Israel, Afghanistan By Guy Taylor The Washington Times Sunday, May 26, 2013 The State Department is pushing a new initiative to ensure contractors and others serving in the department’s diplomatic security … Continue reading

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Sensitive security vetting at U.S. Embassy in Iraq is turned over to troubled State Department

[Translate] Sensitive security vetting at U.S. Embassy in Iraq is turned over to troubled State Department By Guy Taylor The Washington Times Sunday, June 16, 2013 Battered by scandals surrounding security failures in Benghazi and allegations of criminal activity by … Continue reading

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Floating armouries hit local security outfits

[Translate]   Floating armouries hit local security outfits by Rejimon K May 26, 2013 , 8 : 55 am Muscat: Strong competition from rivals in neighbouring countries and an increase in the number of floating armouries in international waters are … Continue reading

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MAST welcomes Maltese licensing of Private Maritime Security Contractors and calls for other countries to follow suit

[Translate] MAST welcomes Maltese licensing of Private Maritime Security Contractors and calls for other countries to follow suit New law offers a clear framework for Maltese PMSCs MALTA, June 13, 2013 /EINPresswire.com/ — Maritime Asset Security and Training (MAST) Ltd … Continue reading

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New anti-piracy standards will boost confidence in private guards

[Translate] New anti-piracy standards will boost confidence in private guards By Gavin van Marle 06.19.2013 New international standards governing the growing numbers of private maritime security companies (PMSCs) are set to be developed, under a pilot certification programme launched yesterday … Continue reading

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Hiring a Maritime Security Company

[Translate] May 29, 2013 GUEST OP-ED: Hiring a Maritime Security Company A new standard exists to help you decide. By Russ Armstrong, Managing Director, Castor Vali Ltd. It would be fair to assume that a private security company providing an … Continue reading

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Private Maritime Security Companies and Concerns for the Near Future

[Translate] June 04, 2013 Private Maritime Security Companies and Concerns for the Near Future By Ioannis Chapsos Special to Piracy Daily The international maritime security community celebrates one year without successful hijackings in the West Indian Ocean. This ‘victory’ is … Continue reading

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URS and KBR to Participate in $800 Million Construction Contract

[Translate] URS and KBR to Participate in $800 Million Construction Contract By Rich Smith June 15, 2013 The Department of Defense issued 14 separate contract awards to defense contractors Friday. Of these, the largest was “an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, multiple award contract … Continue reading

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