Daily Archives: December 5, 2013

Navy fraud case prosecutors: Contractor got more work despite poor performance

[Translate] Navy fraud case prosecutors: Contractor got more work despite poor performance By Craig Whitlock, Published: December 4 After a month at sea, the 5,000 sailors aboard the USS George Washington couldn’t wait to hit the bars, legalized brothels and other … Continue reading

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Propaganda fails in Afghanistan, report says

[Translate] Propaganda fails in Afghanistan, report says Tom Vanden Brook, USA TODAY 11:44 p.m. EST December 4, 2013 A British expert says U.S. commanders are routinely conned by propaganda contractors. (Photo: PAULA BRONSTEIN, GETTY IMAGES) Story Highlights One aborted plan … Continue reading

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Report on DoD Direct Assistance to Afghan Government & Letter on Unused $36 Million HQ

[Translate]   Today SIGAR released a report finding that DoD has not conducted a comprehensive risk assessment of the Afghan government’s capacity to manage and account for U.S. direct assistance funding for the Afghan National Security Forces.  To date, the … Continue reading

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Family Faults Obama Inaction as Alan Gross Marks Four Years in Cuban Prison

[Translate] Family Faults Obama Inaction as Alan Gross Marks Four Years in Cuban Prison American Jewish Contractor Held For ‘Subversive Activity’ Nathan Guttman Marking Four Years of Imprisonment: At a December 3 demonstration across the street from the White House, … Continue reading

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Five Things Blackwater’s Founder Thinks The World Got Wrong About His Company

[Translate] Five Things Blackwater’s Founder Thinks The World Got Wrong About His Company AP Photo Hunter Walker – December 5, 2013, 7:38 AM EST1748 The founder of the infamous private security contractor known as Blackwater thinks there have been several … Continue reading

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The Jason Bourne Strategy: CIA Contractors Do Hollywood

[Translate] The Jason Bourne Strategy: CIA Contractors Do Hollywood   by Pratap Chatterjee, Tomdispatch.com December 5th, 2013 Call it the Jason Bourne strategy. Think of it as the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency’s (CIA) plunge into Hollywood — or into the absurd.  As … Continue reading

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The Cotonou Conundrum: Pirates and Private Security

[Translate] The Cotonou Conundrum: Pirates and Private Security Dec 05, 2013 by Paul Pryce | Paul Pryce With the growing threat of piracy in the Gulf of Guinea, the Nigerian Navy has undergone a period of rapid development, becoming one … Continue reading

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IG finds some not-so-intelligent conduct in the intelligence community

[Translate] IG finds some not-so-intelligent conduct in the intelligence community By Walter Pincus, Published: December 4 Adding to all its other problems, the intelligence community’s inspector general, I. Charles McCullough III, has discovered a rash of fraud cases involving employees and … Continue reading

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Bring my husband home: Column

[Translate] Bring my husband home: Column Judy Gross 5:09 p.m. EST December 2, 2013 He was sentenced to 15 years in a Cuban prison for doing his job. (Photo: AP) Story Highlights He was arrested by Cuban authorities in 2009 … Continue reading

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Insider Selling: CACI International Director Sells 13,447 Shares of Stock (CACI)

[Translate] Insider Selling: CACI International Director Sells 13,447 Shares of Stock (CACI) Posted by Stephan Byrd on Dec 3rd, 2013 CACI International (NASDAQ:CACI) Director J Phillip London sold 13,447 shares of the stock on the open market in a transaction … Continue reading

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