Daily Archives: May 23, 2014

Booz Allen Hamilton talks Snowden in its filings

[Translate] Booz Allen Hamilton talks Snowden in its filings May 23, 2014 Two weeks from now will mark the first anniversary of the world learning about Edward Snowden, the former Booz Allen Hamilton contractor who leaked reams of documents to … Continue reading

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Private Security Firms Law Passed

[Translate] Private Security Firms Law Passed All Africa 23 May 2014 04:52 Luanda, May 23, 2014 (Angola Press Agency/All Africa Global Media via COMTEX) — The National Assembly Thursday in Luanda passed into law the Bill on Private Security Companies … Continue reading

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Security industry steps up pressure on ownership law

[Translate] Security industry steps up pressure on ownership law Business Day Wyndham Hartley By WYNDHAM HARTLEY 23 May 2014 Parliamentary Editor CAPE TOWN — The private security industry this week continued to ratchet up the pressure on President Jacob Zuma … Continue reading

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Policing Private Security

[Translate] May 14, 2014 Policing Private Security The International Organization for Standardization issued the following news:. During the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, the use of private security companies came into the public eye. Nisour Square, Baghdad, 16 September 2007. … Continue reading

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World Cup: Brazil’s small security firms get ready

[Translate] 21 May 2014 Last updated at 19:06 ET World Cup: Brazil’s small security firms get ready By Donna Bowater Rio de Janeiro Brazilian authorities are hoping that the vast majority of the population will get behind the World Cup … Continue reading

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South Sudan Chaos Halts Ex-Blackwater CEO’s Refinery Plan

[Translate] South Sudan Chaos Halts Ex-Blackwater CEO’s Refinery Plan By Ilya Gridneff May 23, 2014 As the former head of U.S. security company Blackwater USA, Erik Prince thrived in war zones like Iraq and Afghanistan. South Sudan, the world’s newest … Continue reading

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DNI Clapper Teases ‘Revolutionary’ Intel Future; Big Cost Savings From Cutting Contractors

[Translate] DNI Clapper Teases ‘Revolutionary’ Intel Future; Big Cost Savings From Cutting Contractors By Colin Clark on May 22, 2014 at 5:41 PM … Finally, during the Q and A session after his speech, Clapper conceded that the Intelligence Community … Continue reading

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