Daily Archives: September 10, 2013

U.S. judge says Blackwater Iraq shooting case must move faster

[Translate] U.S. judge says Blackwater Iraq shooting case must move faster Reuters 12:37 p.m. EDT, September 10, 2013 WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A judge on Tuesday ordered the U.S. government to speed up its criminal case against the Blackwater Worldwide security … Continue reading

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WORKING GROUP ON MERCENARIES AND INDEPENDENT EXPERT ON AN EQUITABLE INTERNATIONAL ORDER ADDRESS THE COUNCIL COUNCIL CONCLUDES INTERACTIVE DIALOGUE WITH THE SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE OF THE SECRETARY-GENERAL FOR CHILDREN AND ARMED CONFLICT

[Translate] States News Service September 10, 2013 Tuesday WORKING GROUP ON MERCENARIES AND INDEPENDENT EXPERT ON AN EQUITABLE INTERNATIONAL ORDER ADDRESS THE COUNCIL COUNCIL CONCLUDES INTERACTIVE DIALOGUE WITH THE SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE OF THE SECRETARY-GENERAL FOR CHILDREN AND ARMED CONFLICTStates News … Continue reading

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U.S. agency rejects internal warnings about potential waste in Afghanistan aid program

[Translate] U.S. agency rejects internal warnings about potential waste in Afghanistan aid program USAID commissioned two reports that raised red flags about aid to Afghanistan’s Ministry of Health but decided to keep spending millions anyway By R. Jeffrey Smith 6:00 … Continue reading

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Obama Moves Toward Global Governance For American Arms Exporters

[Translate] Obama Moves Toward Global Governance For American Arms Exporters Published on Monday, September 09, 2013 By Jeff Moran | Geneva The Obama Administration’s endorsement of a Swiss global oversight scheme for government defense and security contractors is a warning … Continue reading

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SIGIR Final Report to Congress

[Translate] The Special Inspector General for Iraq Reconstruction (SIGIR) released its final report to Congress yesterday. You can find it here.

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Kabul Embassy Guard Force Charts

[Translate] Kabul Embassy Guard Force Charts Click here to download redacted and unhighlighted versions of these charts.

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Benghazi Ignored: New Evidence Exposes Gaps in Kabul Embassy Security

[Translate] Benghazi Ignored: New Evidence Exposes Gaps in Kabul Embassy Security  September 9, 2013 | Adam Zagorin State Department Official Gives Misleading Testimony to Senate Under Secretary of State for Management Patrick Kennedy delivered inaccurate and misleading testimony to a Senate panel … Continue reading

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Benghazi Ignored: New Evidence Exposes Gaps in Kabul Embassy Security

[Translate] For Immediate Release: Sept. 10, 2013 Contact:  Joe Newman at jnewman@pogo.org and (202) 347-1122 and Adam Zagorin at azagorin@pogo.org and (202) 347-1122. Benghazi Ignored: New Evidence Exposes Gaps in Kabul Embassy Security;Top State Department Official Gave Misleading Testimony to … Continue reading

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IMI board set to approve privatization

[Translate] IMI board set to approve privatization The privatization plan to be approved this week includes the voluntary retirement of 950 of Israel Military Industry’s 3,000 employees. 8 September 13 18:00, Yuval Azulai board of directors will convene this week … Continue reading

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CACI’s Forgotten Role in Abu Ghraib (II)

[Translate] Katherine Hawkins Researcher and lawyer CACI’s Forgotten Role in Abu Ghraib (II) Posted: 09/09/2013 2:28 pm Before reading this post, please read part I, on the publicly available evidence of CACI interrogators’ role in directing Charles Graner, Ivan Frederick, … Continue reading

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