Daily Archives: November 22, 2013

Blackwater founder: my company could have prevented Benghazi deaths

[Translate] Blackwater founder: my company could have prevented Benghazi deaths Erik Prince, who created security firm in 1997, gives Philadelphia audience his views on the NSA, Libya and the American left Spencer Ackerman in Philadelphia theguardian.com, Friday 22 November 2013 … Continue reading

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Navy Moves Against 7th Official in Expanding Bribery Scandal

[Translate] Navy Moves Against 7th Official in Expanding Bribery Scandal By CHRISTOPHER DREW and LIAM DILLON Published: November 21, 2013 The Navy said Thursday that it had taken action against a seventh Navy official linked to a criminal investigation of … Continue reading

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The Perils of Privatizing Intelligence

[Translate] The Perils of Privatizing Intelligence By David Isenberg Ever since former Booz Allen Hamilton contractor Edward Snowden started revealing national Security Agency documents earlier this year there has been renewed debate about what is the proper balance between public … Continue reading

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Stain from Navy scandal continues to spread

[Translate] Stain from Navy scandal continues to spread Military Intelligence Tom Vanden Brook, USA TODAY 4:58 p.m. EST November 21, 2013 (Photo: AP) The bribery-and-prostitute scandal rocking the Navy has netted another sailor, the service announced Thursday.

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Congressional “P3 Caucus” Holds First Public Meeting

[Translate] Congressional “P3 Caucus” Holds First Public Meeting Posted on November 21, 2013 by Shelby Hagenauer The Congressional Public Private Partnerships (P3) Caucus held its first public event on Tuesday, November 19 in the Cannon House Office Building.  Co-chairs Reps. … Continue reading

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How a bright idea in 1983 helped Deltek corner the market in government contracting services

[Translate] How a bright idea in 1983 helped Deltek corner the market in government contracting services Inside a boxy white building next to the Dulles Toll Road, Deltek employees mine a particular kind of Washington treasure — information about upcoming … Continue reading

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Who Should Kill? Looking for Answers in Erik Prince’s Memoir

[Translate] Photo by AP Books Who Should Kill? Looking for Answers in Erik Prince’s Memoir By Brian Castner November 22nd 20138:30 am The founder and CEO of controversial military contractor Blackwater is out to defend his record and celebrate his … Continue reading

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Contractors Might Help Eliminate Syrian Warfare Chemicals

[Translate] Contractors Might Help Eliminate Syrian Warfare Chemicals By Global Security Newswire Staff November 21, 2013 Independent contractors might help eliminate the Syrian government’s less lethal chemical-warfare materials under a proposal by an international disarmament organization, a high-level insider told … Continue reading

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Erik Prince Ex founder of Blackwater (Academi) forms new Group FRG to Aid China in Africa

[Translate] Erik Prince Ex founder of Blackwater (Academi) forms new Group FRG to Aid China in Africa November 20, 2013 by Jack Blood Or at least that is the cover story? CIA loves them some Plausible Deniability!   Addicted to … Continue reading

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What Blackwater Founder Erik Prince Learned About the Business of War

[Translate] What Blackwater Founder Erik Prince Learned About the Business of War By Drake Bennett November 21, 2013   (Clarifies Matthew Devost’s institutional affiliation and restores a quote shortened during editing, both in paragraph 15.) Erik Prince is not whining, … Continue reading

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