Daily Archives: July 20, 2013

Judge Won’t Dispatch Suit Over Roadside Bomb

[Translate] Judge Won’t Dispatch Suit Over Roadside Bomb By PHILIP A. JANQUART (CN) – The Palestinian Authority must go to trial over the death of an American contractor working in the Middle East in 2003, a federal judge ruled. U.S. … Continue reading

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Is the Ministry of Justice to blame for the G4S overcharging scandal?

[Translate] Is the Ministry of Justice to blame for the G4S overcharging scandal? Contracts may be inherently flawed in the first place and government would benefit from a single independent procurement service Colin Cram Guardian Professional, Friday 19 July 2013 … Continue reading

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U.S. Reconstruction Project in Afghanistan Gets an F

[Translate] U.S. Reconstruction Project in Afghanistan Gets an F July 17, 2013 Exposed wires at a teacher training facility in Afghanistan. Afghanistan’s aspiring future teachers could be risking their lives even before setting foot in a classroom, according to a new watchdog … Continue reading

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Armed guards at mine site stand down while Bulletproof seeks state license

[Translate] Armed guards at mine site stand down while Bulletproof seeks state license Guards had been on patrol for a week By Jason Stein of the Journal Sentinel July 10, 2013 Madison — An out-of-state security company providing armed guards … Continue reading

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Curb on private security firms at the 2014 Games

[Translate] Curb on private security firms at the 2014 Games Gerry Braiden Senior reporter Saturday 6 July 2013 HUNDREDS of special constables and cadets are being recruited to police next year’s Commonwealth Games in a bid to cut the role … Continue reading

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MEPs voice worry on security deals at EU embassies

[Translate] Daily life in Kabul: EU diplomats live in a secure compound and never leave without an armed escort (Photo: Michael Foley Photography) Investigation MEPs voice worry on security deals at EU embassies 15.07.13 @ 09:25   Related EU men … Continue reading

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Blackwater founder, associate in fight over memoirs

[Translate] Blackwater founder, associate in fight over memoirs   By Bill Sizemore The Virginian-Pilot © July 19, 2013 The founder of Blackwater has hit a bump in the road en route to publishing his autobiography. Erik Prince, the ex-Navy SEAL … Continue reading

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Transcript – July 1, 2013 Institute for the Study of War event

[Translate] July 1, 2013 Monday Discussion at the Institute for the Study of War Subject: Rebuilding Iraq: Lessons Going Forward Speaker: Stuart Bowen, Special Inspector General for Iraq Reconstruction; Author of “Hard Lessons: The Iraq Reconstruction Experience” Time: 8:30 a.m. … Continue reading

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