Monthly Archives: April 2014

GardaWorld Completes Successful Private Offering of US$140.0 Million Additional 7.25% Senior Notes Due 2021

[Translate] GardaWorld Completes Successful Private Offering of US$140.0 Million Additional 7.25% Senior Notes Due 2021 Marketwired 29 April 2014 12:18, © Marketwire L.P. All rights reserved. MONTREAL, QUEBEC–(Marketwired – April 29, 2014) – Garda World Security Corporation (“GardaWorld”), one of … Continue reading

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Mercenary Trial Halts for Diarrhea

[Translate] Mercenary Trial Halts for Diarrhea All Africa By by M. Welemongai Ciapha, II 29 April 2014 09:04 Apr 29, 2014 (The NEWS/All Africa Global Media via COMTEX) — State prosecutors surprised defense lawyers in the ongoing mercenary trial on … Continue reading

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Mercenary Leader ‘Paid’ Money for Release

[Translate] Mercenary Leader ‘Paid’ Money for Release All Africa By by M. Welemongai Ciapha, II 29 April 2014 09:03 (c) 2014 AllAfrica, All Rights Reserved Apr 29, 2014 (The NEWS/All Africa Global Media via COMTEX) — Mystery surrounding the disappearance … Continue reading

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Scott Morrison visit sent Manus tension soaring, says G4S whistleblower

[Translate] Scott Morrison visit sent Manus tension soaring, says G4S whistleblower • Former security officer Martin Appleby talks exclusively to Guardian Australia, the first guard to speak out • Minister ‘put security at risk’ when he told asylum seekers they … Continue reading

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CHS Middle East, LLC Wins Second Major Medical Services Contract in Iraq

[Translate] CHS Middle East, LLC Wins Second Major Medical Services Contract in Iraq Sallyport Global Services Ltd., a Michael Baker International wholly owned subsidiary, selects CHS Middle East, LLC to provide critical medical services at Balad Air Base, one of … Continue reading

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Pentagon Readies Record $11B Health Care Contract Bid

[Translate] Frank Konkel Nextgov April 25, 2014 Pentagon Readies Record $11B Health Care Contract Bid Personnel Technology Sometime in the coming months, the Defense Department will bid out its Healthcare Management Systems Modernization contract, an effort so large in monetary size … Continue reading

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Wheeled Warriors: Explaining Variations in the Use of Violence by Private Security Companies in Iraq

[Translate] Security Studies Volume 22, Issue 4, 2013 Wheeled Warriors: Explaining Variations in the Use of Violence by Private Security Companies in Iraq Scott Fitzsimmonsa pages 707-739 Abstract This article engages one of the most widely discussed but poorly understood … Continue reading

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Privatizing the struggle against Somali piracy

[Translate] Small Wars & Insurgencies Volume 24, Issue 1, 2013 Privatizing the struggle against Somali piracy Scott Fitzsimmonsa* pages 84-102 Abstract Pirate attacks against commercial vessels in the Western Indian Ocean and nearby seas reached an unprecedented level in 2011. … Continue reading

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Afghanistan Special Investigator Drops Hammer On State Department Waste

[Translate] Joshua Hersh      joshua.hersh@huffingtonpost.com Afghanistan Special Investigator Drops Hammer On State Department Waste Posted: 04/25/2014 12:11 pm EDT Updated: 04/25/2014 1:00 pm EDT ISTANBUL — The special investigator tasked with assessing America’s deployment of resources in Afghanistan over the past … Continue reading

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A Battle in Iraq Leads to a Battle in the Federal Courts in D.C.

[Translate] 24 Apr 2014 at 10:01 AM D.C. Circuit, White-Collar Crime A Battle in Iraq Leads to a Battle in the Federal Courts in D.C. By Matt Kaiser Raven 23 was a team of Blackwater employees who provided security in … Continue reading

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