Daily Archives: August 13, 2014

Nice work: G4S wins $118 million Guantánamo contract

[Translate] Nice work: G4S wins $118 million Guantánamo contract Clare Sambrook 13 August 2014 G4S, the UK government outsourcer that supports Israeli security services on the West Bank, will serve Guantánamo Bay Naval Base. US guards escort a detainee, Guantanamo, … Continue reading

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SOCOM tries again with propaganda research

[Translate] SOCOM tries again with propaganda research Military Intelligence Ray Locker, USA TODAY 4 p.m. EDT August 12, 2014 (Photo: Fernando Vergara, AP) 30 CONNECT 67 TWEET 1 LINKEDINCOMMENTEMAILMORE The Pentagon’s Special Operations Command will conduct a social research program … Continue reading

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Navy contractor pleads guilty in bribery case

[Translate] Navy contractor pleads guilty in bribery case Aug. 12, 2014 – 06:56PM By Brock Vergakis The Associated Press NORFOLK, VA. — A former contractor for the Navy’s Military Sealift Command pleaded guilty Tuesday to accepting bribes from two companies … Continue reading

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Human Rights Due Diligence in the Private Security Industry

[Translate] Join Human Analytics on Tuesday, September 9, 2014 at 12:00 EDT for an educational webinar: “Human Rights Due Diligence in the Private Security Industry.” This online event, co-sponsored with INSSA is free to the public. For more information and to register for … Continue reading

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Blackwater poor example for Chinese security companies going global

[Translate] Blackwater poor example for Chinese security companies going global Global Times By Luo Ying 13 August 2014 P17 Amid a whirlwind of Chinese enterprises heading overseas, some Chinese security companies have accelerated their movement in the international market and … Continue reading

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SIGAR: Lack Of Security Limits Logistical Support For Afghan Strike Forces

[Translate] SIGAR: Lack Of Security Limits Logistical Support For Afghan Strike Forces InsideDefense.com’s SitRep 6 August 2014 Posted on InsideDefense.com: August 1, 2014 The special inspector general for Afghan reconstruction has found that Textron Marine and Land Systems has not … Continue reading

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Gaza ‘mercenaries’ probe

[Translate] Gaza ‘mercenaries’ probe Graeme Hosken | 13 August, 2014 00:10 “If South Africans are prosecuted for their involvement in the IDF they must be prosecuted, and also if they are involved in ‘military actions’ for Hamas,” Heitman said. File … Continue reading

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DynCorp International Awarded Project Delivery Services Contract in Australia Valued at up to $100 Million

[Translate] DynCorp International Awarded Project Delivery Services Contract in Australia Valued at up to $100 Million August 11, 2014 01:53 PM Eastern Daylight Time MCLEAN, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–DynCorp(Aust.) Pty Limited (Dyn-Australia), a wholly owned DynCorp International subsidiary, has announced that it … Continue reading

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Army Disbands Logistics Corps After Signing Contract With Amazon.com

[Translate] www.alu.army.mil Army Disbands Logistics Corps After Signing Contract With Amazon.com Dick Scuttlebutt August 7, 2014 FORT LEE, Va. — The Army will disband its entire logistics corps and use Amazon.com for all logistical needs, Duffel Blog has learned. “After consistently … Continue reading

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