Daily Archives: June 29, 2013

Hewlett-Packard Beats CSC For $3.5 Billion Navy Contract

[Translate] Bloomberg.com June 27, 2013 Hewlett-Packard Beats CSC For $3.5 Billion Navy Contract By Nick Taborek and Tony Capaccio, Bloomberg News Hewlett-Packard Co. won a contract valued at as much as $3.5 billion to run the U.S. Navy’s communications network, … Continue reading

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Pentagon Propaganda Efforts Continue

[Translate] USAToday.com June 27, 2013 Pentagon Propaganda Efforts Continue By Tom Vanden Brook, USA Today The Defense Department wants to continue working with contractors to pump propaganda into Afghanistan despite a recent Government Accountability Office report that shows the programs … Continue reading

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Edward Snowden and Booz Allen: How Privatizing Leads to Crony Corruption

[Translate] Edward Snowden and Booz Allen: How Privatizing Leads to Crony Corruption Contractors recruit government employees, then lease them back to the government — where they do the same jobs at much higher cost. Norm Ornstein Jun 20 2013, 9:03 … Continue reading

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The Number: 1.1 Million

[Translate] June 12, 2013 The Number: 1.1 Million Posted by Michael Guerriero How much are state secrets worth? For Booz Allen Hamilton, the consulting firm that employed Edward Snowden, the N.S.A. leaker who is now on the run, they add … Continue reading

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A Modern-Day Stasi State

[Translate] A Modern-Day Stasi State Thanks to whistleblower Edward Snowden, we now know that an army of private contractors can monitor anyone’s phone calls and e-mails. Tim Shorrock June 11, 2013 This photograph shows a copy of the US Foreign … Continue reading

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Government likely to push ahead with banning private security firms in Afghanistan

[Translate] Global Insight June 25, 2013 Government likely to push ahead with banning private security firms in Afghanistan Omar Hamid The Afghan government announced on Monday (24 June) that it would go ahead with plans to ban private security contractors … Continue reading

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Unleashing dogs of war in Iraq has changed rules of engagement

[Translate] Unleashing dogs of war in Iraq has changed rules of engagement by Tom Nevin, June 25 2013, 05:35 NON-military security support is growing worldwide and the privatisation of war is becoming a popular theme after the Iraq conflict. “The … Continue reading

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What’s Changed In The Military, And What’s Next

[Translate] The Impact of War 3:57 pm  Mon June 24, 2013 What’s Changed In The Military, And What’s Next NEAL CONAN, HOST: This is TALK OF THE NATION. I’m Neal Conan. After the war in Vietnam, the U.S. military changed … Continue reading

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You Cannot Quantify The Risks Facing Booz Allen

[Translate] You Cannot Quantify The Risks Facing Booz Allen Jun 27 2013, 11:04  |  about: BAH Disclosure: I have no positions in any stocks mentioned, and no plans to initiate any positions within the next 72 hours. Unless you have … Continue reading

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