Daily Archives: July 11, 2013

From Booz Allen to James Bond

[Translate] July 11, 2013 By David Isenberg From Booz Allen to James Bond With all the recent news about Edward Snowden and his leaks about National Security Agency surveillance programs the role of private contractors in the U.S. intelligence community … Continue reading

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REP. ILEANA ROS-LEHTINEN HOLDS A HEARING ON FINAL REPORT FROM THE SPECIAL INSPECTOR GENERAL FOR IRAQ RECONSTRUCTION

[Translate] REP. ILEANA ROS-LEHTINEN HOLDS A HEARING ON FINAL REPORT FROM THE SPECIAL INSPECTOR GENERAL FOR IRAQ RECONSTRUCTION July 9, 2013 Tuesday July 9, 2013 COMMITTEE HEARING WASHINGTON, D.C. COMMITTEE: HOUSE COMMITTEE ON FOREIGN AFFAIRS, SUBCOMMITTEE ON THE MIDDLE EAST … Continue reading

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Former U.S. Army Reserve Captain Pleads Guilty in Nevada to Bribery Scheme

[Translate] Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, July 10, 2013 Former U.S. Army Reserve Captain Pleads Guilty in Nevada to Bribery Scheme A former U.S. Army Reserve captain pleaded guilty today to accepting more than … Continue reading

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Final report on Iraq reconstruction says fraud, waste cost U.S. $1.5 billion

[Translate] Distributed by McClatchy-Tribune News Service July 9, 2013 Tuesday Final report on Iraq reconstruction says fraud, waste cost U.S. $1.5 billionBy Ali Watkins, McClatchy Washington Bureau WASHINGTON DATELINE WASHINGTON _ The $40 million shell of an unfinished prison in … Continue reading

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The lonely death of Jimmy Mubenga

[Translate] The lonely death of Jimmy Mubenga Jerome Phelps 10 July 2013 The man shouting for help was a deportee, a figure hopelessly removed from the mundane normality of international flight. An unbridgeable gulf separated him from the passengers sitting … Continue reading

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Lord Ramsbotham attacks ‘perverse’ decision not to prosecute G4S over Mubenga death

[Translate] Lord Ramsbotham attacks ‘perverse’ decision not to prosecute G4S over Mubenga death Clare Sambrook 10 July 2013 JULY 2013: Crown Prosecution Service reconsiders decision not to prosecute G4S.

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Iraqi Company Business Manager Pleads Guilty in Texas to Illegal Gratuities Scheme

[Translate] Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, July 9, 2013 Iraqi Company Business Manager Pleads Guilty in Texas to Illegal Gratuities Scheme A business manager for an Iraqi company pleaded guilty today to giving thousands … Continue reading

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Former Officer of New Mexico-Based Defense Contractor Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy, Kickback, and Tax Evasion Charges Related to Rebuilding Efforts in Iraq

[Translate] Former Officer of New Mexico-Based Defense Contractor Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy, Kickback, and Tax Evasion Charges Related to Rebuilding Efforts in Iraq                                  U.S. Attorney’s Office                                                                               July 09, 2013                                                         District of … Continue reading

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