Monthly Archives: August 2014

East Silk Route Logistics, LLC

[Translate] East Silk Route Logistics, LLC B-408308.22: Aug 18, 2014 Summary View Decision View Decision (PDF, 8 pages) Contact: Ralph O. White (202) 512-8278 WhiteRO@gao.gov   Office of Public Affairs (202) 512-4800 youngc1@gao.gov East Silk Route Logistics, LLC (ESR), of Kabul, … Continue reading

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New Hagedorn book should stir national debate

[Translate] New Hagedorn book should stir national debate Bill Nichols 12:02 a.m. EDT August 28, 2014 (Photo: Journal & Courier) 15 CONNECT 8 TWEETLINKEDINCOMMENTEMAILMORE Historians years from now might praise Ann Hagedorn, a Denison University alum, whose latest book, “The … Continue reading

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Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Got Help From Actual Pentagon Military Adviser

[Translate] Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Got Help From Actual Pentagon Military Adviser Plus, Hurt Locker writer and Kill Bin Laden author also gave advice to Sledgehammer Games for the upcoming shooter.   In a bid to create a more … Continue reading

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Behind the Blackwater Trial

[Translate] Behind the Blackwater Trial BY Quynhanh Do | Aug. 27, 2014 | 2:27 A look at why the case of four Blackwater guards, accused of murdering 17 Iraqis in Nisour Square on Sept. 16, 2007, has taken so long … Continue reading

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Blackwater Trial Reaches Emotional and Legal Climax as Prosecution Rests

[Translate] Blackwater Trial Reaches Emotional and Legal Climax as Prosecution Rests By Dan Roberts, Guardian UK 28 August 14 Controversial case, which will go to jury next week, is one of few in which US forces have been tried for … Continue reading

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WAR! What Is It Good For? Halliburton

[Translate]   Samuel Riehn WAR! What Is It Good For? Halliburton Aug. 1, 2014 8:41 PM ET  |  About: Halliburton Company (HAL) Disclosure: The author has no positions in any stocks mentioned, and no plans to initiate any positions within the next 72 hours. (More…) … Continue reading

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How Mercenaries and Gun Culture Shaped One of the Best Strategy Games Ever Made

[Translate] How Mercenaries and Gun Culture Shaped One of the Best Strategy Games Ever Made August 26, 2014 // 05:00 AM EST Written by Darius Kazemi Released in 1999, Jagged Alliance 2 is considered by many to be one of the … Continue reading

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Overcharging by outsourcing giant Serco costs NHS millions

[Translate] EXCLUSIVE: Overcharging by outsourcing giant Serco costs NHS millions   Richard Whittell , Emily Dugan Wednesday 27 August 2014 Outsourcing giant Serco is embroiled in a fresh misuse of public funds scandal after a company it set up overcharged … Continue reading

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Say This Seven Times Fast: See Security Contractors Save Ships at Sea

[Translate] Say This Seven Times Fast: See Security Contractors Save Ships at Sea by David Isenberg (August 27, 2014)  If you have read my writings over the years ( here, here, and here, for example)  you will know I’ve often … Continue reading

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Could Foreigners Who Serve in Israeli Army Face War Crimes Charges?

[Translate] Could Foreigners Who Serve in Israeli Army Face War Crimes Charges? Palestinians Push for Action Under International Law getty images Hero or Criminal? Thousands thronged the funeral for American Max Steinberg, who died serving in Israel’s war in Gaza. … Continue reading

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