Daily Archives: April 24, 2014

Meet the 3 Largest Recipients of State Dept. Afghan Aid

[Translate] Meet the 3 Largest Recipients of State Dept. Afghan Aid April 24, 2014 The Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR) just released a top-level analysis of State Department reconstruction funding in Afghanistan. SIGAR found that State has obligated nearly $4 … Continue reading

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Dozens of intelligence contractors have submitted false claims for federal funds

[Translate] Dozens of intelligence contractors have submitted false claims for federal funds Pentagon report reveals that those implicated typically kept their security clearances By Douglas Birch 1:02 pm, April 23, 2014 The U.S. Pentagon: new report found cases of contractors … Continue reading

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Privatization of Army lodging to benefit wounded warriors

[Translate] Privatization of Army lodging to benefit wounded warriors April 21, 2014 By David Vergun New lodging is being built and renovated on Fort Belvoir, Va., through the Privatized Army Lodging program. The new lodging will be similar to to … Continue reading

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Lavrov: Russia insisting on investigation of reports on Greystone’s involvement in Urkaine

[Translate] Lavrov: Russia insisting on investigation of reports on Greystone’s involvement in Urkaine Russia April 23, 23:03 UTC+4 He said the military observers by the OSCE had admitted the absence of any evidence of the presence of Russian military observers … Continue reading

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SECDEF Medal for Valor awarded to contractor for actions in Afghanistan

[Translate] SECDEF Medal for Valor awarded to contractor for actions in Afghanistan U.S. Army Asymmetric Warfare Group Story by Lt. Col. Sonise Lumbaca Lt. Col. Sonise LumbacaThe Department of Defense honored Army contractor, Mr. Dave Jensen, a U.S. Army Asymmetric … Continue reading

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Madras Court Stops Charge Sheet Against Against AdvanFort

[Translate] Thu, Apr 24th, 2014 Madras Court Stops Charge Sheet Against Against AdvanFort By Ghana News -SpyGhana.com  The Madras High Court started hearing last Tuesday on an appeal filed by AdvanFort to quash charges against the US-based maritime security firm’s … Continue reading

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Ecuadoreans Press DC Circ. To Revive DynCorp Chemical Suit

[Translate] Ecuadoreans Press DC Circ. To Revive DynCorp Chemical Suit By Erica Teichert Law360, Washington (April 14, 2014, 3:47 PM ET) — A group of 2,000 Ecuadoreans urged the D.C. Circuit on Monday to revive their lawsuit alleging government contractor DynCorp International … Continue reading

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The Manus Island escape plan that went badly wrong

[Translate] The Manus Island escape plan that went badly wrong Date April 21, 2014 Michael Gordon Political editor, The Age Exclusive: inside the Manus Island riot Vision and images obtained exclusively by Fairfax Media reveal the violence unleashed by PNG … Continue reading

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Home Office ‘bungled G4S and Serco asylum centre contracts’

[Translate] Home Office ‘bungled G4S and Serco asylum centre contracts’ MPs issue a scathing verdict on the Government’s latest botched outsourcing project Jim Armitage DEPUTY BUSINESS EDITOR Thursday 24 April 2014 The Government has come under harsh attack from the … Continue reading

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Feds Tap Data Surveillance Firm for Money Laundering Investigations

[Translate] Feds Tap Data Surveillance Firm for Money Laundering Investigations Chamille White/Shutteerstock.com By Aliya Sternstein April 23, 2014 The federal government has tapped data surveillance provider Palantir to help civilian intelligence agencies collaborate on money laundering investigations. The five-year $9.9 … Continue reading

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