Daily Archives: June 13, 2014

Audit Finds New Embassy Security Deficiencies; Private Firms Abroad Failed to Properly Screen Security Guards in Some Cases

[Translate] US Audit Finds New Embassy Security Deficiencies; Private Firms Abroad Failed to Properly Screen Security Guards in Some Cases The Wall Street Journal Online COLLEEN McCAIN NELSON By Colleen McCain Nelson 13 June 2014 04:50, WASHINGTON—Private firms that provide … Continue reading

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Iraqi Air Force evacuating besieged American contractors

[Translate] WND EXCLUSIVE Iraqi Air Force evacuating besieged American contractors No help from U.S. military as escape routes cut off  Jerome R. Corsi Evacuated American contractors aboard a C-130 aircraft in Baghdad Friday (WND photo courtesy Frank Biggs) NEW YORK … Continue reading

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Lawyer Questions Guilty Ruling in Liberia Mercenary Case

[Translate] Lawyer Questions Guilty Ruling in Liberia Mercenary Case All Africa By by Kennedy L.Yangian 12 June 2014 07:17 Monrovia, Jun 12, 2014 (FrontPageAfrica/All Africa Global Media via COMTEX) — Defense lead lawyer in the mercenary trial where 13 defendants … Continue reading

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KBR Fights For Arbitration In Whistleblower FCA Suit

[Translate] KBR Fights For Arbitration In Whistleblower FCA Suit By Vin Gurrieri Law360, New York (May 28, 2014, 4:27 PM ET) — KBR Inc. on Tuesday asked a federal judge to force arbitration in an employee whistleblower suit accusing the … Continue reading

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Manus inquiry told Immigration overruled G4S to order in dog squad

[Translate] Manus inquiry told Immigration overruled G4S to order in dog squad G4S managers tell Senate inquiry they counselled against use of dog squad, which fuelled detention centre violence Oliver Laughland in Canberra theguardian.com, Tuesday 10 June 2014 05.03 EDT … Continue reading

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Immigration Department was ‘calling the shots’ on Manus Island, says Greens Senator Sarah Hanson-Young

[Translate] Immigration Department was ‘calling the shots’ on Manus Island, says Greens Senator Sarah Hanson-Young June 11, 2014 Sarah Whyte, David Wroe “The [Immigration] Department did its best to evade questioning”: Greens Senator Sarah Hanson-Young. Photo: Alex Ellinghausen The Immigration … Continue reading

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Whistleblower contradicts G4S account of night of fatal violence at Manus

[Translate] Whistleblower contradicts G4S account of night of fatal violence at Manus Security officer tells Senate inquiry he heard G4S radio traffic confirming security provider’s staff had left centre Oliver Laughland, in Canberra theguardian.com, Wednesday 11 June 2014 03.14 EDT … Continue reading

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‘Landmark divestment action’: United Methodist Church Divests from G4S

[Translate] ‘Landmark divestment action’: United Methodist Church Divests from G4S Annie Robbins on June 13, 2014 3 United Methodist Kairos Response In a landmark decision, The United Methodist Church, the largest mainline Protestant church in the United States, will be … Continue reading

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U.S. companies pulling contractors from Iraqi bases as security crumbles

[Translate] U.S. companies pulling contractors from Iraqi bases as security crumbles By Dan Lamothe June 12 at 7:45 PM An Iraqi army armored vehicle is seen burned on a street of Mosul on Thursday, after insurgents swept through the region. … Continue reading

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Blackwater Trial: What You Need to Know

[Translate] ALI YUSSEF / AFP – Getty Images file 2 days Blackwater Trial: What You Need to Know By Hasani Gittens On Sept. 16, 2007, private security guards working for the firm Blackwater Worldwide were escorting diplomats with the U.S. State … Continue reading

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