Daily Archives: June 26, 2013

Expert Panel Event on the Use of Private Military and Security Companies (PMSCs) by the United Nations

[Translate] Expert Panel Event on the Use of Private Military and Security Companies (PMSCs) by the United Nations Dear Colleague, The United Nations Working Group on the use of mercenaries is pleased to announce it will host a panel event … Continue reading

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DoD Needs to Improve Oversight of the Afghan National Police Training/Mentoring and Logistics Support Contract

[Translate] Audit Report 06-25-2013 Acquisition Processes and Contract Management DoD Needs to Improve Oversight of the Afghan National Police Training/Mentoring and Logistics Support Contract (Project No. D2012-D000AS-0137.000) DODIG-2013-093

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DynCorp Can’t Shake Iraqi Subcontractor’s $1.2M Claims

[Translate] DynCorp Can’t Shake Iraqi Subcontractor’s $1.2M Claims By Kathryn Brenzel Law360, New York (May 28, 2013, 5:41 PM ET) — A Virginia federal judge on Friday rejected DynCorp International’s bid for summary judgment in a security subcontractor’s suit alleging … Continue reading

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G4S provides the world’s first mining-specific security training programme

[Translate] G4S plc : G4S provides the world’s first mining-specific security training programme 06/25/2013| 11:04am US/Eastern 25 June 2013 G4S has launched the world’s first global mining-specific security training programme, as part of a drive to support the up-skilling of … Continue reading

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Ex-Navy man’s crew detained by commandos

[Translate] Ex-Navy man’s crew detained by commandos Thursday, June 20, 2013 A FORMER Royal Navy officer from Cornwall and his crew member, suspected of setting sail to fight pirates, have been arrested in Senegal after escaping detention at a Spanish … Continue reading

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Police poised to hand cell management to private sector

[Translate] June 17, 2013 6:44 pm Police poised to hand cell management to private sector By Gill Plimmer and Helen Warrell A clutch of police forces is expected to hand the management of their cells to the private sector for … Continue reading

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FBI’s Use of Drones for U.S. Surveillance Raises Fears over Privacy, Widening Corporate-Gov’t Ties

[Translate] FBI’s Use of Drones for U.S. Surveillance Raises Fears over Privacy, Widening Corporate-Gov’t Ties Topics Drones, Domestic Surveillance, FBI, National Security Agency Guests Heidi Boghosian, executive director of the National Lawyers Guild. She is the co-host of the weekly … Continue reading

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The Role of Private Security Companies in Peace Support Operations: An Outcome of the Revolution in Military Affairs and the Transformation in Warfare

[Translate] Michael, Kobi. The Transformation of the World of War and Peace Support Operations. Westport, CT: Praeger Publishers, 2009. The Role of Private Security Companies in Peace Support Operations: An Outcome of the Revolution in Military Affairs and the Transformation … Continue reading

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‘Meet the Press’ Pundit With Financial Ties to NSA Misleadingly Slams Snowden

[Translate] ‘Meet the Press’ Pundit With Financial Ties to NSA Misleadingly Slams Snowden Lee Fang on June 24, 2013 – 4:12 PM ET On Meet the Press yesterday, shortly after host host David Gregory stunned many by suggesting that The … Continue reading

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Pushing Ahead with Security Standards

[Translate] Pushing Ahead with Security Standards By admin on June 24, 2013 at 9:23 PM HQS The Wellington The Security Association for the Maritime Industry (SAMI) and its certification partner, RTI held an event on board HQS The Welligton to … Continue reading

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