Daily Archives: August 5, 2013

Grand Jury Probes Firm That Cleared Snowden

[Translate] Wall Street Journal August 3, 2013 Pg. 1 Grand Jury Probes Firm That Cleared Snowden Subpoenas Have Been Issued to Former Officials of US Investigations Services By Dion Nissenbaum WASHINGTON—A federal grand jury is investigating whether the company that … Continue reading

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Snowden slip: Grand jury probe firm that vetted NSA leaker

[Translate] Snowden slip: Grand jury probe firm that vetted NSA leaker August 04, 2013 13:06 AFP Photo/John Macdougall The company that cleared CIA employee-turned whistleblower Edward Snowden in a security review is being probed by a federal grand jury. There … Continue reading

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Military Contractor Can Be Held Liable, Court Rules

[Translate] Pittsburgh Post-Gazette August 2, 2013 Military Contractor Can Be Held Liable, Court Rules By Rich Lord, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette A lawsuit against a Houston-based defense contractor accused of negligence in the death of a Pittsburgh-area native was resurrected Thursday by … Continue reading

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Monitoring Afghan Relief Work From Afar

[Translate] Los Angeles Times August 4, 2013 Pg. 1 Monitoring Afghan Relief Work From Afar The U.S. is planning to use smartphones and satellites to track certain projects. By Shashank Bengali As the U.S. military presence dwindles in Afghanistan, officials … Continue reading

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