Daily Archives: March 20, 2014

Obama Shouldn’t Forget Our Man in Havana

[Translate] Obama Shouldn’t Forget Our Man in Havana 6 Mar 19, 2014 4:39 PM ET By Jeffrey Goldberg When U.S. President Barack Obama looks abroad, he sees only the possibility of frustration and more frustration. He will not be supervising … Continue reading

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D.C. District Court ruling puts government contractor’s privileged internal investigation reports in jeopardy of disclosure

[Translate] D.C. District Court ruling puts government contractor’s privileged internal investigation reports in jeopardy of disclosure Kaye Scholer LLP Robert J. Wagman, Jr., Amy J. Conway-Hatcher, Ronald K. Henry and Tiffany D. Graddick USA March 13 2014 Author page » … Continue reading

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SIGAR Alert Letter: Incinerators Investigation

[Translate] –FOB Sharana Incinerators: SIGAR’s analysis raises concerns about why the contractor was not held responsible for construction deficiencies and calls into question the thoroughness of U.S. Army Corps of Engineer’s inquiry into this matter.  As a result, SIGAR has … Continue reading

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US, European Firms Compete To Buy UK’s DSG

[Translate] US, European Firms Compete To Buy UK’s DSG Mar. 17, 2014 – 03:45AM By ANDREW CHUTER Spinoff: Defence Support Group members work on military vehicles in Camp Bastion, Afghanistan. The UK is looking to sell the state-owned group. (Defence … Continue reading

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Appeals court hears Abu Ghraib torture case

[Translate] Appeals court hears Abu Ghraib torture case By Larry O’Dell The Associated Press © March 19, 2014 RICHMOND Four former Iraqi detainees who say they were tortured at the notorious Abu Ghraib prison should be allowed to pursue their … Continue reading

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I’ve Got Soul but I’m Not a Soldier

[Translate] St. Antony’s Review of International Affairs by Ali Hawks I’ve Got Soul but I’m Not a Soldier ABSTRACT Post-9/11, the privatization of security witnessed an unprecedented growth in Iraq and Afghanistan. In 2005 there were reported more contractors than … Continue reading

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