Daily Archives: October 16, 2013

Snapshot: Top 10 State Department Contractors FY2013

[Translate] from DiploPundit October 16, 2013 · 3:44 pm Snapshot: Top 10 State Department Contractors FY2013 Via USASpending.gov

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Private Security Contractors: Fanning The Flames In Afghanistan?

[Translate] Private Security Contractors: Fanning The Flames In Afghanistan? The presence of U.S.-backed private security groups in Afghanistan seems only to contribute to the ongoing violence. By Jo Erickson | October 16, 2013 Private security contractors guard a part of … Continue reading

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Here’s the Best Thing the United States Has Done in Afghanistan

[Translate] Essays Here’s the Best Thing the United States Has Done in Afghanistan 10/15/13 Justin Sandefur A shorter version of this essay appeared in the Atlantic. Abstract The 2010 Afghanistan Mortality Survey showed that, from 2004 to 2010, life expectancy … Continue reading

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Chinese Bodyguards, When Police Won’t Do

[Translate] October 14, 2013, 9:54 pm 1 Comment Chinese Bodyguards, When Police Won’t Do By BREE FENG Ed Jones/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images A trainee bodyguard took aim during an exercise at the Genghis Security Academy in Beijing. Capable, inconspicuous … Continue reading

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UK union head calls on G4S to end Israel contracts

[Translate] UK union head calls on G4S to end Israel contracts Submitted by Asa Winstanley on Tue, 10/15/2013 – 15:40 131015-g4s.jpg G4S’s complicity with human rights abuses has united different campaigns. (Aimee Valinski) One of the UK’s biggest unions on … Continue reading

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Did ousted CACI CEO Dan Allen land a new gig?

[Translate] Oct 15, 2013, 12:47pm EDT FedBiz Talk Did ousted CACI CEO Dan Allen land a new gig? Enlarge Dan Allen, former CEO of CACI International Inc., took less severance in exchange for more flexibility in his non-compete agreement.

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CACI International awarded two contracts from U.S. Army totaling $237 million

[Translate] CACI International awarded two contracts from U.S. Army totaling $237 million Published on October 15, 2013 by Lisa Sievers CACI International, Inc., announced on October 8 the receipt of two contracts from the U.S. Army, totaling $237 million, for … Continue reading

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