Daily Archives: July 11, 2014

One Man Private Army

[Translate] David Axe on Sep 13, 2013 Bob Denard. Via Militaryphotos.net One Man Private Army Invading an impoverished country mostly by himself, legendary gun-for-hire Bob Denard created a whole class of modern mercenary—and a new way of war An excerpt … Continue reading

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A small decal tells the story of love and loss

[Translate] STICKER STORIES: A small decal tells the story of love and loss Lee McCubbins was killed in Afghanistan in December Chris Hurst, churst@wdbj7.com POSTED: 11:48 PM EDT Jul 10, 2014    UPDATED: 04:17 AM EDT Jul 11, 2014 Sticker Stories: Family remembers former Danville police officer AXTON, Va. -We have another … Continue reading

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Barko v. Halliburton—How the D.C. Circuit’s decision reaffirms the attorney-client privilege in internal investigations

[Translate] The Contractor’s Perspective Barko v. Halliburton—How the D.C. Circuit’s decision reaffirms the attorney-client privilege in internal investigations By Kevin McCart and Steven A. Neeley Jr. on July 10th, 2014 The attorney-client privilege applies with equal force to internal investigations … Continue reading

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FBI details 2007 Blackwater killings

[Translate] FBI details 2007 Blackwater killings . View gallery . . Washington (AFP) – Blackwater guards fired dozens of shots into cars and people, an FBI expert testified, in an example of the brutality of the 2007 killings that left … Continue reading

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USAID’s Accelerated Sustainable AgricultureProgram and Afghanistan Stabilization Initiative:Audit of Costs Incurred by Chemonics International, Inc.

[Translate]   USAID’s Accelerated Sustainable AgricultureProgram and Afghanistan Stabilization Initiative: Audit of Costs Incurred by  Chemonics International, Inc.

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New Federal Contract for USIS Draws More Criticism

[Translate] New Federal Contract for USIS Draws More Criticism Dow Jones Institutional News By Dion Nissenbaum 10 July 2014 23:00 WASHINGTON–The awarding of a Department of Homeland Security contract to a company accused of defrauding the government is facing growing … Continue reading

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State Department Awarded Blackwater More Than $1 Billion After Threat On Investigator’s Life

[Translate] David McCabe david.mccabe@huffingtonpost.com State Department Awarded Blackwater More Than $1 Billion After Threat On Investigator’s Life Posted: 07/10/2014 3:15 pm EDT Updated: 07/10/2014 3:59 pm EDT The State Department awarded more than a billion dollars in funding to the … Continue reading

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Open-ended intergovernmental working group to consider the possibility of elaborating an international regulatory framework on the regulation, monitoring and oversight of the activities of private military and security companies

[Translate] Open-ended intergovernmental working group to consider the possibility of elaborating an international regulatory framework on the regulation, monitoring and oversight of the activities of private military and security companies   Mandate At its 15th session, on 1 October 2010, … Continue reading

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