Daily Archives: November 10, 2013

Our risk systems let us down, admits G4S boss

[Translate] Our risk systems let us down, admits G4S boss Ashley Almanza says G4S, the world’s biggest security group, has not invested enough in its own risk management G4S’s issues have ranged from last year’s failure to hire enough security … Continue reading

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Wheeled Warriors: Explaining Variations in the Use of Violence by Private Security Companies in Iraq

[Translate] Security Studies Volume 22, Issue 4, 2013 Wheeled Warriors: Explaining Variations in the Use of Violence by Private Security Companies in Iraq Scott Fitzsimmonsa pages 707-739 Published online: 01 Nov 2013 Abstract This article engages one of the most … Continue reading

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Tiny Bubbles: Afghan Reconstruction Oversight Shrinks

[Translate] Tiny Bubbles: Afghan Reconstruction Oversight Shrinks November 8, 2013 By the end of 2014, many U.S.-funded projects under construction in Afghanistan will be outside the U.S. government’s “oversight access bubbles,” according to a government watchdog. John Sopko, the Special Inspector General … Continue reading

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