Daily Archives: October 25, 2013

Lawyers for Blackwater Guards to Fight New Charges

[Translate] October 25, 2013 Lawyers for Blackwater Guards to Fight New Charges Four former security guards charged with fatally shooting more than a dozen Iraqi civilians in 2007 intend to challenge the new indictment prosecutors filed earlier this month. The … Continue reading

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G4S plc : Serco boss quits as firm seeks new start after scandals

[Translate] G4S plc : Serco boss quits as firm seeks new start after scandals 10/25/2013 | 02:12pm US/Eastern The chief executive of outsourcing firm Serco has quit as part of a major reorganisation aimed at rebuilding its reputation with its … Continue reading

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Mercenaries Is True, It Could Add a Whole New Dimension to the Syria Crisis

[Translate] Mercenaries Is True, It Could Add a Whole New Dimension to the Syria Crisis Oct. 25, 2013 11:02am Sara Carter Are Russian soldiers, or possibly hired Russian mercenaries, helping Syrian President Bashar Assad fight rebels forces? It seems the … Continue reading

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Bottom Line Drove Security Clearances at USIS

[Translate] Bottom Line Drove Security Clearances at USIS Company Rushed Investigations to Meet Targets, Former Employees Say ByDion Nissenbaum connect Updated Oct. 24, 2013 11:04 p.m. ET About seven months before his company gave Edward Snowden a clean background check, … Continue reading

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Poor Oversight Contributed to Failed Project

[Translate] Poor Oversight Contributed to Failed Project Today, SIGAR issued an inspection report of the Justice Center in Parwan (JCIP) courthouse.  The report found that poor oversight contributed to the failed project. Among the report’s findings:

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Rogue vessels in Indian waters

[Translate] Rogue vessels in Indian waters BHASKAR BALAKRISHNAN Security should be a joint affair. — N. Rajesh Private security providers must collaborate with the navies of coastal states such as India and Lanka. International cooperation to tackle piracy has become … Continue reading

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BOOK REVIEW: ‘I Am Soldier of Fortune’

[Translate] BOOK REVIEW: ‘I Am Soldier of Fortune’ By Dale Timothy White – Special to The Washington Times Wednesday, October 23, 2013 I AM SOLDIER OF FORTUNE: DANCING WITH DEVILS By Lt. Col. Robert Brown, USAR (Ret.) With Vann Spencer … Continue reading

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