Daily Archives: April 18, 2014

KBR and Halliburton Can Be Sued For Iraq Toxic Burn Pits, Court Rules

[Translate] KBR and Halliburton Can Be Sued For Iraq Toxic Burn Pits, Court Rules by Fatima Hansia, CorpWatch Blog April 17th, 2014 A soldier pushes the bulldozer into the flames of the burn pit. Photo: Sgt. Abel Trevino. Used under Creative Commons … Continue reading

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Foucault’s Boomerang: the New Military Urbanism

[Translate] 24 January 2014 Foucault’s Boomerang: the New Military Urbanism According to Stephen Graham, a new set of ‘Foucauldian boomerang effects’ are shaping how states apply ‘tactics of control’ over everyday urban life. Today, he traces the emergence of what … Continue reading

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CACI International Inc. History

[Translate] CACI International Inc. – History GlobalData Company Profiles 8 April 2014, CACI International Inc. History Date : 2012 Acquisitions/Mergers/Takeovers : In July, the company acquired Delta Solutions and Technologies, Inc., a provider of financial management and business services to … Continue reading

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DynCorp International Inc. – History

[Translate] DynCorp International Inc. – History MarketLine (a Datamonitor Company), Company Profiles 26 March 2014 DynCorp International‘s (DynCorp‘s) history dates back to 1946 when two companies Land-Air and California Eastern Airways were formed. In 1951, Land-Air was acquired by California … Continue reading

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Guard warned Manus was a ‘tinderbox’

[Translate] Guard warned Manus was a ‘tinderbox’ The Sydney Morning Herald By Lisa Cox 19 April 2014 A G4S security guard warned that the Manus Island detention facility was “totally unprepared” for a major incident months before an Iranian asylum … Continue reading

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Alan Gross Case Gets New Push From Hunger Strike

[Translate] Alan Gross Case Gets New Push From Hunger Strike Jailed Jewish Contractor Feels Forgotten in Cuba   By Ron Kampeas Published April 17, 2014. Related What Did Alan Gross Do in Cuba? Alan Gross did not warn his family … Continue reading

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Navy Lifts Suspension of Contractor in Fraud Case

[Translate] Navy Lifts Suspension of Contractor in Fraud Case By CHRISTOPHER DREW and DANIELLE IVORY 1 February 2014, The Navy has quietly lifted the suspension of a shipping contractor under investigation for possible fraud, allowing the company to compete for … Continue reading

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Another Charge in Navy Bribe Case

[Translate] Another Charge in Navy Bribe Case The New York Times Christopher Drew By CHRISTOPHER DREW 18 April 2014 A Navy enlisted man was charged in a complaint unsealed Thursday with accepting $1,000-a-month in cash, trips and consumer electronics for … Continue reading

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A Brief Explanation of the Private Security Regulatory Initiatives — U.N. Inititatives

[Translate] A Brief Explanation of the Private Security Regulatory Initiatives — U.N. Inititatives April 17, 2014 IRC Analysis Originally posted on Affiliate Dextra Fortis’ Blog. By: Dr. Ian Ralby. The United Nations has long had a somewhat complicated stance toward … Continue reading

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BAHRAIN GOV’T SIGNS NEW $20M PR CONTRACT

[Translate] FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: bill@bahrainwatch.org Twitter: @bhwatch April 16, 2014 BAHRAIN GOV’T SIGNS NEW $20M PR CONTRACT Western Firms Profit by Promoting Government’s Image as Abuses Continue Bahrain Watch expresses its serious concern about a new $20 million contract … Continue reading

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