Daily Archives: June 3, 2014

Policing private security

[Translate] Policing private security 12 May 2014 During the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, the use of private security companies (PSCs) came into the public eye. A number of incidents, including alleged involvement in the deaths of innocent civilians and … Continue reading

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Tej Company Profile – Frontier Services Group Limited

[Translate] Tej Company Profile – Frontier Services Group Limited Taiwan Economic Journal – HongKong Company Profile 31 May 2014 Company Name : Frontier Services Group Limited Address : Rm3902 39F Far East Finance Centre 16 Harcourt Road Admiralty,HK Telephone : … Continue reading

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McCaskill calls for review of counternarcotics contracts after $100M in improper charges

[Translate] McCaskill calls for review of counternarcotics contracts after $100M in improper charges J. Scott Applewhite/AP – Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., has long been critical of the way the government contracts out counternarcotics work, saying it has been “monopolized by … Continue reading

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Serco slapped with $200 million lawsuit from L-3 Communications

[Translate] Jun 3, 2014, 1:43pm EDT Serco slapped with $200 million lawsuit from L-3 Communications Jill R. Aitoro Senior Staff Reporter- Washington Business Journal Serco Inc. has been slapped with a $200 million lawsuit, charged by L-3 Communications with conspiring … Continue reading

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UK watchdog to probe G4S Israeli contract

[Translate] June 2, 2014 6:10 pm UK watchdog to probe G4S Israeli contract By Gill Plimmer ©Bloomberg G4S, the global security company, came under further pressure on Monday when a UK government-funded watchdog agreed to investigate its activities in Israel … Continue reading

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Thatcher backed Ugandan crackdown

[Translate] Thatcher backed Ugandan crackdown Iron Lady endorsed British mercenaries training Ugandan paramilitary unit in conflict ‘worse than Amin era’ By admin | Thursday, 29 May, 2014 – 12:13 Margaret Thatcher gave her approval to British mercenaries working with a … Continue reading

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Worldwide logistic support worldwide for military hightlighted by Northrop Grumman

[Translate] Worldwide logistic support worldwide for military hightlighted by Northrop Grumman by Richard Tomkins Washington (UPI) Jun 2, 2013 disclaimer: image is for illustration purposes only Northrop Grumman is touting its international military logistics operations, including in the Pacific Rim.

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Severe Damage to $11.3 Million Afghan Prison

[Translate] Severe Damage to $11.3 Million Afghan Prison Today, SIGAR released an inspection of the State Department funded $11.3 million Baghlan prison. Among the report’s findings: –After construction of the prison, serious structural damage occurred. –Construction deficiencies may be the … Continue reading

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Lessons from Australia: talking about privatised immigration detention

[Translate] Lessons from Australia: talking about privatised immigration detention Bart Denaro 3 June 2014 Subjects: G4S: Securing whose world? Shine A Light Do detention companies deliberately escalate tensions so they can extract more money from governments? Bart Denaro, Antony Loewenstein, Ramesh … Continue reading

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Ecuador Bites the Dust … Again

[Translate] Michael I. Krauss Contributor Follow Opinion 6/02/2014 @ 2:49PM 336 views Ecuador Bites the Dust … Again Readers will recall my report on the RICO conviction of the plaintiffs’ attorney in the notorious case filed against Chevron in Ecuador.   Ecuador’s … Continue reading

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