Monthly Archives: August 2013

Iraq IG: U.S. Taxpayers Likely to See Bill for Post-Assad Syria

[Translate] Iraq IG: U.S. Taxpayers Likely to See Bill for Post-Assad Syria By Steven Nelson August 29, 2013 Members of the local Syrian community rally against the United States’ involvement in Syria, in Allentown, Pa., Aug. 27, 2013. Stuart Bowen, … Continue reading

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Former seal: Transition to private contracting made sense

[Translate] Former seal: Transition to private contracting made sense Financial rewards, contact with friends among incentives By Mark Walkernoon Aug. 31, 2013 FILE – In this Tuesday, July. 5, 2005, file photo, a private contractor gestures to their colleagues flying … Continue reading

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Private security contractors’ military role under scrutiny

[Translate] Private security contractors’ military role under scrutiny Budget concerns and convenience fuel expansion of shadowy army; movement grows for code of conduct By Mark Walker   noon  Aug. 31, 2013 Security contractors are seen in a helicopter in Baghdad, Iraq, … Continue reading

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ManTech International – A Contrarian Play On Sequestration And Afghanistan Drawdown

[Translate] ManTech International – A Contrarian Play On Sequestration And Afghanistan Drawdown Aug 29 2013, 11:15  |  about: MANT BOOKMARK / READ LATER Editor’s notes: A shift in MANT’s business mix has it well prepared for industry headwinds. The stock … Continue reading

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Iraq IG: U.S. Taxpayers Likely to See Bill for Post-Assad Syria

[Translate] Iraq IG: U.S. Taxpayers Likely to See Bill for Post-Assad Syria By Steven Nelson August 29, 2013 Members of the local Syrian community rally against the United States’ involvement in Syria, in Allentown, Pa., Aug. 27, 2013. Stuart Bowen, … Continue reading

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At last, an accepted international standard for maritime security

[Translate] At last, an accepted international standard for maritime security By Gary Howard from  London Despite being on the front line for a sharp decline in successful hijackings in the Gulf of Aden, the use of armed guards has divided … Continue reading

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Pentagon opens criminal probe of Russian helicopter deals

[Translate] Pentagon opens criminal probe of Russian helicopter deals By Brian Grow and Warren Strobel WASHINGTON | Thu Aug 29, 2013 11:32pm BST (Reuters) – The Pentagon has opened a criminal investigation of an Army aviation unit that awarded tens … Continue reading

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Firm That Vetted Snowden Defends Its Work

[Translate] Wall Street Journal August 29, 2013 Pg. 4 Firm That Vetted Snowden Defends Its Work By Dion Nissenbaum WASHINGTON — The private company that conducted the last background check of former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden said it … Continue reading

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CACI’s Forgotten Role in Abu Ghraib (I)

[Translate] Katherine Hawkins Researcher and lawyer CACI’s Forgotten Role in Abu Ghraib (I) Posted: 08/29/2013 7:23 pm This June, a federal court dismissed Iraqi torture victims’ suit against military contractor CACI for its role in their abuse at Abu Ghraib, … Continue reading

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Contractors in U.S. Intelligence Community

[Translate]   To get an idea of how many contractors work in the U.S. Intelligence community and what areas they  work on click here, and go to page  11 of 17.  

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