Daily Archives: August 2, 2013

3rd Circuit Court of Appeals Reverses Decision in Electrocution Death of SSG Ryan Maseth

[Translate] 3rd Circuit Court of Appeals Reverses Decision in Electrocution Death of SSG Ryan Maseth   I just received information this morning the 3rd Circuit Court of Appeals has reversed Judge Nora Berry Fischer’s decision to dismiss Cheryl Harris’ wrongful … Continue reading

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UN Analyzes Using Mercenaries in its Missions

[Translate] UN Analyzes Using Mercenaries in its Missions       United Nations, Jul 31 (Prensa Latina) The use of private companies of security in the so-called UN peace missions and humanitarian operations will be debated today by a team … Continue reading

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Booz Allen CEO: Snowden ‘was not a Booz Allen person’

[Translate] Booz Allen CEO: Snowden ‘was not a Booz Allen person’ By Marjorie Censer, E-mail the writer McLean-based Booz Allen Hamilton reported a more than 13 percent jump in quarterly profit Wednesday and said its government customers have been supportive … Continue reading

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Of Mercenaries in Congo & Bahrain, Who Are UN’s Guards in Somalia?

[Translate] Of Mercenaries in Congo & Bahrain, Who Are UN’s Guards in Somalia? By Matthew Russell Lee UNITED NATIONS, August 1 — In Somalia, which private armed guards were running around Mogadishu with UN Mine Action Service chief David Bax, … Continue reading

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From Jails to Factories

[Translate] Ryan Rummel: From Jails to Factories Ryan Rummel brings a pretty haunting and sobering short about the transition of this country’s detention system from small jails for the first three hundred years of our history into the giant prison … Continue reading

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Mexican cartels hiring US soldiers as hit men

[Translate] Mexican cartels hiring US soldiers as hit men    By Joseph J. Kolb Published August 01, 2013 FoxNews.com Former Army Pfc. Michael Apodaca (l.) and ex-Lt. Kevin Corley both pleaded guilty to murder-for-hire charges, crimes committed while they were on … Continue reading

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CACI Awarded $425 Million in Previously Unannounced Intelligence Contracts

[Translate] CACI Awarded $425 Million in Previously Unannounced Intelligence Contracts Published: Thursday, Aug. 01, 2013 / Updated: Thursday, Aug. 01, 2013 08:11 AM ARLINGTON, Va. — CACI International Inc (NYSE: CACI) announced today that it has been awarded more than … Continue reading

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Panel: UN reliance on private security firms grows

[Translate] Panel: UN reliance on private security firms grows   By ALEXANDRA OLSON, Associated Press Writer | August 1, 2013 | Updated: August 1, 2013 6:11pm UNITED NATIONS (AP) — An expert panel called Thursday for more transparency surrounding the … Continue reading

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