Daily Archives: October 7, 2013

Fatal spy plane crash in Colombia was part of private US intel op called ‘Prospector’

[Translate] Exclusive: Fatal spy plane crash in Colombia was part of private US intel op called ‘Prospector’ posted by Aram Roston October 7,2013 in Sneak Peek A plane that crashed in Colombia on Saturday, killing three Americans and one Panamanian, … Continue reading

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FY 2014 Comprehensive Oversight Plan for Southwest Asia Issued

[Translate] Deputy Inspector General for Southwest Asia September 30, 2013 FY 2014 Comprehensive Oversight Plan for Southwest Asia Issued   The Department of Defense Inspector General and the Southwest Asia Joint Planning Group have issued the FY 2014 Comprehensive Oversight … Continue reading

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DEFENSE BASE ACT INSURANCE: ALLOCATING WARTIME CONTRACTING RISKS BETWEEN GOVERNMENT AND PRIVATE INDUSTRY

[Translate] DEFENSE BASE ACT INSURANCE: ALLOCATING WARTIME CONTRACTING RISKS BETWEEN GOVERNMENT AND PRIVATE INDUSTRY By: McClean, Hugh Barrett Public Contract Law Journal, 00333441, Spring2012, Vol. 41, Issue 3 Contents I. CONTRACTOR CASUALTIES — THE HIDDEN COST OF WAR II. PROBLEMS … Continue reading

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HELPING MORE PATRIOTS FOR LESS MONEY: AMENDING THE DEFENSE BASE ACT TO INSURE DEFENSE CONTRACTORS IN WAR ZONES UNDER THE SERVICEMEMBERS’ GROUP LIFE INSURANCE PLAN.

[Translate] HELPING MORE PATRIOTS FOR LESS MONEY: AMENDING THE DEFENSE BASE ACT TO INSURE DEFENSE CONTRACTORS IN WAR ZONES UNDER THE SERVICEMEMBERS’ GROUP LIFE INSURANCE PLAN By: Schmand, Joshua, Public Contract Law Journal, 00333441, Summer2013, Vol. 42, Issue 4 Contents … Continue reading

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Why Do We Treat Military Contractors Different Than Soldiers?

[Translate] Why Do We Treat Military Contractors Different Than Soldiers? Source: National Journal. (Sept. 5, 2013): Byline: Sara Sorcher A ball of fire hurtled toward Randy Ross, a convoy commander for KBR, the Defense Department contractor. Ross was driving his … Continue reading

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FIXING THE FAULTS: AN ARGUMENT AGAINST THE SALEH V. TITAN CORP. RULE FOR PRIVATE MILITARY CONTRACTOR IMMUNITY

[Translate] FIXING THE FAULTS: AN ARGUMENT AGAINST THE SALEH V. TITAN CORP. RULE FOR PRIVATE MILITARY CONTRACTOR IMMUNITY By: Perry, Rodney M., Public Contract Law Journal, 00333441, Spring2013, Vol. 42, Issue 3 Contents

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Risk and Private Military Work

[Translate] Risk and Private Military Work Authors: Gallaher, Carolyn1 caroleg@american.edu Source: Antipode. Jun 2012, Vol. 44 Issue 3, p783-805. 23p. Abstract: To date geography has paid scant attention to private military contracting. Other disciplines have studied the topic, but their … Continue reading

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When Few Stood against Many: Explaining Executive Outcomes’ Victory in the Sierra Leonean Civil War

[Translate] When Few Stood against Many: Explaining Executive Outcomes’ Victory in the Sierra Leonean Civil War. Authors: Fitzsimmons, Scott Source: Defence Studies. Jun2013, Vol. 13 Issue 2, p245-269. 25p. Abstract: The article presents an examination of the causes behind the … Continue reading

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Monitoring the Border: Indonesian Port Security and the Role of Private Actors.

[Translate] Monitoring the Border: Indonesian Port Security and the Role of Private Actors. By CIASCIA, ALBAN Source: Contemporary Southeast Asia: A Journal of International & Strategic Affairs. Aug2013, Vol. 35 Issue 2, p163-187. 25p. 2 Charts, 2 Maps. Abstract: This … Continue reading

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