Daily Archives: February 20, 2014

U.S. soldiers facing cutbacks recruited by foreign militaries

[Translate] U.S. soldiers facing cutbacks recruited by foreign militaries By Justin King Feb 2, 2014 in World In the midst of U.S. military cutbacks, employment opportunities in foreign military exist in nations all over the world. Nations including Russia, Australia, … Continue reading

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Court of Federal claims recognizes improper termination for convenience claim without requiring intent to injure contractor

[Translate] Court of Federal claims recognizes improper termination for convenience claim without requiring intent to injure contractor Barnes & Thornburg LLP Amba M. Datta USA January 23 2014 A recent United States Court of Federal Claims decision may have made … Continue reading

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Foreign Aid to Afghanistan

[Translate] February 19, 2014 Foreign Aid to Afghanistan John Sopko talked about an analysis by the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR) of U.S. funds directly given to the Afghan government. Mr. Sepko said the audits conducted by USAID determined that … Continue reading

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SIGAR chief to US contractors: Share information (before it’s too late)

[Translate] SIGAR chief to US contractors: Share information (before it’s too late) By Michael Igoe on 19 February 2014 Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction John F. Sopko at Camp Shobarak in Helmand. The SIGAR chief wants U.S. contractors and … Continue reading

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Government Contracts Group Of The Year: McKenna Share us on:

[Translate] Government Contracts Group Of The Year: McKenna Share us on: Twitter Facebook LinkedIn By Igor Kossov 0 Comments Law360, New York (January 23, 2014, 6:42 PM ET) — McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP continued to hold court over the … Continue reading

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‘Windfalls of war’: Companies with spotty records making billions off Afghanistan

[Translate] Pentagon ‘Windfalls of war’: Companies with spotty records making billions off Afghanistan By Kelley Beaucar Vlahos Published February 20, 2014 FoxNews.com Feb. 10, 2014: U.S. soldiers secure the site where a suicide attacker rammed a car bomb into a … Continue reading

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Parsons Aids in Libyan Chemical Weapons Destruction

[Translate]   Parsons Aids in Libyan Chemical Weapons Destruction PASADENA, CA (February 18, 2014) – Parsons, in conjunction with UXB International and Dynasafe International, is pleased to announce its contribution to the successful completion of the destruction of lethal chemical … Continue reading

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Privatising the Syrian war could save lives

[Translate] Privatising the Syrian war could save lives Contributor: Aaron Lim Thursday, 20 February, 2014 – 13:48 By Aaron Lim The failure of the second round of Syrian peace talks is hardly a surprise. But in the face of mounting … Continue reading

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Lawsuit brings to light secrecy statements required by KBR

[Translate] Lawsuit brings to light secrecy statements required by KBR By Scott Higham, Published: February 19 E-mail the writer One of the nation’s largest government contractors requires employees seeking to report fraud to sign internal confidentiality statements barring them from speaking … Continue reading

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A Brief Explanation of the Private Security Regulatory Initiatives — Human Rights Initiatives

[Translate] A Brief Explanation of the Private Security Regulatory Initiatives — Human Rights Initiatives February 20, 2014 Originally posted on Affiliate Dextra Fortis’ Blog. By: Dr. Ian Ralby. While the Swiss Processes and the Standards are the key international efforts … Continue reading

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