Daily Archives: January 14, 2014

New security contractor for DOE Oak Ridge receives ‘commendable’ rating

[Translate] New security contractor for DOE Oak Ridge receives ‘commendable’ rating Posted at 12:30 am January 6, 2014 By John Huotari The Joe L. Evins Federal Building is one of three federal facilities protected by National Strategic Protective Services LLC … Continue reading

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Triple Canopy Rolls Out Tactical Training Program for Public, Private Sectors; Ignacio Balderas Comments

[Translate] Triple Canopy Rolls Out Tactical Training Program for Public, Private Sectors; Ignacio Balderas Comments Published by Nicole Fray on December 26, 2013 Ignacio Balderas Triple Canopy has introduced a tactical training program in an effort to expand the reach … Continue reading

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Prince of logistics: ex-Blackwater chief looks to China-Africa

[Translate] Prince of logistics: ex-Blackwater chief looks to China-Africa Jan 14, 2014 7:56am by Paul J Davies China is not known for its moral scruples or sensitivity when it comes to investing in dangerous countries. It may help to build … Continue reading

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DynCorp settles suit over 2007 Black Hawk crash in Italy

[Translate] DynCorp settles suit over 2007 Black Hawk crash in Italy By Nancy MontgomeryPublished: January 14, 2014 Related U.S. military helicopter crashes in northern Italy, killing 5 Six Black Hawk crash victims are identified V Corps releases report on Black … Continue reading

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G4S and Serco deserve censure for treatment of asylum seekers

[Translate] 14 January 2014, 4.36pm GMT G4S and Serco deserve censure for treatment of asylum seekers On Friday, the National Audit Office released a report detailing its investigation into the COMPASS housing project, a series of contracts between the Home Office … Continue reading

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Accountability in War – and Peace

[Translate] Accountability in War – and Peace  By Patrice McDermott Jan. 10, 2014, 1:31 p.m. As we withdraw our troops, but not our tax dollars, from Afghanistan, we are poised to repeat some of the mistakes we made in Iraq. … Continue reading

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What the World Can Learn From DynCorp

[Translate] January 14, 2014 What the World Can Learn From DynCorp By David Isenberg In the past, Dyncorp has come in for criticism for its work in Iraq and Afghanistan. While deserved, that is hardly the end of the story. … Continue reading

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