Daily Archives: June 19, 2014

Evaluation of the Department of Defense Combating Trafficking in Persons Program

[Translate] Special Plans and Operations Report 06-16-2014 Acquisition Processes and Contract Management Evaluation of the Department of Defense Combating Trafficking in Persons Program (Project No. D2009-DIPOE3-0260.000) DODIG-2014-079 Objective The objective for this project was to review DoD Combating Trafficking in … Continue reading

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The Invisible Soldiers: How America Outsourced Our Security

[Translate] The Invisible Soldiers: How America Outsourced Our Security by Ann Hagedorn (Author) The urgent truth about the privatization of America’s national security that exposes where this industry came from, how it operates, where it’s heading—and why we should be … Continue reading

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Contractors Could Help Americans Bug Out of Iraq

[Translate] Joe Trevithick on Jun 18 A Department of State INL Air Wing S-61. Air Wing photo Contractors Could Help Americans Bug Out of Iraq U.S. State Department likely has dozens of choppers in country The Pentagon is sending some … Continue reading

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Civilian Intelligence Community: Additional Actions Needed to Improve Reporting on and Planning for the Use of Contract Personnel

[Translate] Civilian Intelligence Community: Additional Actions Needed to Improve Reporting on and Planning for the Use of Contract Personnel GAO-14-692T: Published: Jun 18, 2014. Publicly Released: Jun 18, 2014. Highlights View Report (PDF, 18 pages) Additional Materials: Highlights Page:  (PDF, 1 … Continue reading

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The Intelligence Community: Keeping Watch Over Its Contractor Workforce

[Translate] The Intelligence Community: Keeping Watch Over Its Contractor Workforce June 18, 2014 10:00AM Location: SD-342, Dirksen Senate Office Building Member Statements Chairman Thomas R. Carper D (DE) Download Statement (54.4 KB) Senator Tom Coburn R (OK) Download Statement (12.5 KB)

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The Intelligence Community Needs to Keep Better Tabs on Its Contractors

[Translate] Charles S. Clark Government Executive 7:56 AM ET The Intelligence Community Needs to Keep Better Tabs on Its Contractors The 17 agencies in the intelligence community must get a better handle on the extent of their reliance on contractors, witnesses … Continue reading

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Blackwater Commander’s Defiance Faces Exposure

[Translate] Wednesday, June 18, 2014 Blackwater Commander’s Defiance Faces Exposure By LORRAINE BAILEY (CN) – A federal judge refused to sideline evidence that a Blackwater commander whose men allegedly engaged in unprovoked firefight that left 14 Iraqis dead disobeyed a … Continue reading

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Former Gaddafi bodyguard who lived in Canada accused of faking his military record

[Translate] Former Gaddafi bodyguard who lived in Canada accused of faking his military record Stewart Bell | June 17, 2014 5:38 PM ET Darren Calabrese/National Post/FilesGary Peters, former bodyguard of Saadi Gaddafi, wore military service medals he was not entitled to, … Continue reading

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