Daily Archives: August 3, 2013

Vance v. Rumsfeld, 701 F. 3d 193 – Court of Appeals, 7th Circuit 2012

[Translate]   701 F.3d 193 (2012) Donald VANCE and Nathan Ertel, Plaintiffs-Appellees, v. Donald H. RUMSFELD and The United States of America, Defendants-Appellants. Nos. 10-1687, 10-2442.United States Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit. Argued February 10, 2011.Decided August 8, 2011.Reargued En … Continue reading

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US v. DROTLEFF, Court of Appeals, 4th Circuit 2012

[Translate] UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, Plaintiff-Appellee, v. CHRISTOPHER A. DROTLEFF, Defendant-Appellant. UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, Plaintiff-Appellee, v. JUSTIN H. CANNON, Defendant-Appellant. Nos. 11-4677, 11-4744United States Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit. Argued: October 26, 2012.Decided: November 29, 2012.ARGUED: Trey R. Kelleter, … Continue reading

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USA vs. Sean Theodore BREHM, Defendant-Appellant.

[Translate]   691 F.3d 547 (2012) UNITED STATES of America, Plaintiff-Appellee, v. Sean Theodore BREHM, Defendant-Appellant. No. 11-4755.United States Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit. Argued: May 16, 2012.Decided: August 10, 2012.548*548 ARGUED: Michael S. Nachmanoff, Federal Public Defender, Alexandria, Virginia, … Continue reading

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Mercenary Association Seeking UN Contracts Despite Human Rights Violations

[Translate] Mercenary Association Seeking UN Contracts Despite Human Rights Violations   By José L. Gómez del Prado  and Julie Lévesque Global Research, August 01, 2013 Global Research TV     Former Chairperson of the UN Working Group on the use of … Continue reading

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‘US Army won’t bar contractors in Afghanistan despite Taliban links’

[Translate] ‘US Army won’t bar contractors in Afghanistan despite Taliban links’ Last Updated: Tuesday, July 30, 2013, 16:26 Washington:  The US Army has refused to bar 43 individuals or companies from getting US contracts in Afghanistan despite information that they … Continue reading

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New Report Slams Contract Oversight in Afghanistan

[Translate] New Report Slams Contract Oversight in Afghanistan August 1, 2013 On Tuesday, the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR) released its twentieth Quarterly Report to Congress summarizing its investigations and providing an overview of U.S.-funded reconstruction activities in Afghanistan. SIGAR … Continue reading

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Senators Spar With Agencies Over War-Zone Contracting Reforms

[Translate] Senators Spar With Agencies Over War-Zone Contracting Reforms By  Charles S. Clark July 16, 2013 Senate approves wartime contracting reform bill November 30, 2012                                                             “It is much better than it was in 2007 in every single one … Continue reading

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Source: Americans stranded on US bases in Kuwait free to leave posts without facing arrest

[Translate] Source: Americans stranded on US bases in Kuwait free to leave posts without facing arrest By Cristina Corbin Published July 03, 2013 FoxNews.com More than 100 American citizens have been trapped on two U.S. Army bases in Kuwait for … Continue reading

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Report Questions Cost And Quality Of Afghan Protection

[Translate] Report Questions Cost And Quality Of Afghan Protection  By Dietrich Knauth Law360, New York (July 30, 2013, 7:25 PM ET) — The Afghan Public Protection Force, created as a government-operated replacement for private security contractors, has received mixed or … Continue reading

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Panel: UN reliance on private security firms grows

[Translate] Panel: UN reliance on private security firms grows ALEXANDRA OLSON, The Associated Press Posted: Thursday, August 1, 2013, 5:42 PM UNITED NATIONS (AP) – An expert panel called Thursday for more transparency surrounding the deepening reliance of the United … Continue reading

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