Daily Archives: July 12, 2013

DynCorp International Awarded Contract Modification Valued at $44.9 Million to Continue Providing Operations Support Services in Philippines

[Translate] July 11, 2013, 10:41 a.m. EDT DynCorp International Awarded Contract Modification Valued at $44.9 Million to Continue Providing Operations Support Services in Philippines           FALLS CHURCH, Va., Jul 11, 2013 (BUSINESS WIRE) — DynCorp International (DI) today announced that … Continue reading

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5 biggest myths about federal contractors

[Translate] Thursday, Jul 11, 2013 10:58 AM EST 5 biggest myths about federal contractors In ways we never realize, our government has become one of the biggest contributors to income inequality By Anastasia Christman Edward Snowden   (Credit: AP) Every year, … Continue reading

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Creating a Military-Industrial-Immigration Complex

[Translate] Tomgram: Todd Miller, Surveillance Surge on the Border Posted by Todd Miller at 9:22am, July 11, 2013. I mean, come on.  You knew it had to happen, didn’t you?  In a 2010 Department of Homeland Security report, wrested from … Continue reading

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U.S. Air Force Sees No Wrongdoing By Booz Allen In Snowden Matter

[Translate] Reuters.com July 10, 2013 Exclusive U.S. Air Force Sees No Wrongdoing By Booz Allen In Snowden Matter By Andrea Shalal-Esa, Reuters WASHINGTON — The U.S. Air Force said it sees no evidence that a defense contractor that employed Edward … Continue reading

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Blackwater Book Flap: Former Navy SEAL Eric Prince faces ghost writer’s lawsuit

[Translate] Blackwater Book Flap Former Navy SEAL Eric Prince faces ghost writer’s lawsuit  THURSDAY, July 11, 2013 The author of “The World’s Most Dangerous Places” is threatening to take Eric Prince, founder of the notorious Blackwater private security firm, to … Continue reading

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Judge Keeps Alive Whistleblower Suit Against Halliburton

[Translate] July 08, 2013 Judge Keeps Alive Whistleblower Suit Against Halliburton A federal trial judge has declined to shut down a whistleblower’s suit that alleges defense contractor Kellogg Brown & Root and its parent company, Halliburton Co., passed along to … Continue reading

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A Spoiled KBR Demands More and More From the Army

[Translate] A Spoiled KBR Demands More and More From the Army Wednesday, 10 July 2013 12:22   By Charles M Smith, Truthout | Op-Ed A Convoy of KBR fuel trucks. (Photo: codysnowboard / Flickr) Most parents realize that if you … Continue reading

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UK Calls Fraud Investigators for Security Firm G4S

[Translate] UK Calls Fraud Investigators for Security Firm G4S By JILL LAWLESS Associated Press LONDON July 11, 2013 (AP) The British government said Thursday it was calling in fraud investigators after auditors found security giant G4S had overcharged by millions … Continue reading

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A very British export: guns and mercenaries to fight piracy in Somalia

[Translate] A very British export: guns and mercenaries to fight piracy in Somalia Growth of self-regulated maritime security industry alarms arms campaigners The Guardian,             Thursday 11 July 2013 10.48 EDT Licenses for UK arms exports to Sri Lanka were … Continue reading

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