Daily Archives: September 9, 2014

Hodge hits at government ‘complacency’ over G4s and Serco

[Translate] Hodge hits at government ‘complacency’ over G4s and Serco The Guardian By Rajeev Syal 9 September 2014 Margaret Hodge accused the government of shocking complacency yesterday after it emerged that two outsourcing firms being investigated for alleged fraud over … Continue reading

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G4S’ Guantánamo Contract is a British Embarrassment

[Translate] Kevin LoCorporate Social Responsibility Advocate, Reprieve G4S’ Guantánamo Contract is a British Embarrassment Posted: 08/09/2014 17:25 BST Updated: 08/09/2014 17:59 BST The largest security services firm in the world, British company G4S, has accepted a £71million contract to run … Continue reading

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‘YOU COULD FEEL THE HATRED,’ SAYS MANUS GUARD

[Translate] ‘YOU COULD FEEL THE HATRED,’ SAYS MANUS GUARD Sunday Star-Times 7 September 2014 GOVERNMENT AND dated March 26. The witness, whose name is suppressed, said his brother was then hit by other G4S guards. The witness alleged “Anton” had … Continue reading

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Manus whistleblower claims he warned Salvation Army of employees wanting to fight

[Translate] Manus whistleblower claims he warned Salvation Army of employees wanting to fight By Michael Gordon Sept. 10, 2014, 6:48 a.m. The Salvation Army worker charged over the murder of Iranian asylum seeker Reza Barati inside the Manus Island detention … Continue reading

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Deal signed for Manus upgrade

[Translate] TheNation Deal signed for Manus upgrade By SONIA KOHLBACHER, PAIGE TAYLOR 8 September 2014. THE Coalition has entered a newly altered contract for significant expansions and upgrades at the Manus Island detention centre, now notorious over two asylum-seeker deaths. … Continue reading

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Obama’s ISIS War: Profit for Military Contractors

[Translate] Obama’s ISIS War: Profit for Military Contractors Avoiding accountability and boots on the ground Image Credits: Wikimedia Commons by Kurt Nimmo | Infowars.com | September 9, 2014 Earlier this week Stars and Stripes, the Pentagon-run newspaper and website, posted … Continue reading

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U.S. boots on the ground in Iraq will be an army of contractors

[Translate] Op-Ed: U.S. boots on the ground in Iraq will be an army of contractors Like this article By Ken Hanly Baghdad – Obama wants to avoid having many boots on the ground in Iraq. However, he does not count … Continue reading

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Analysis: More Gaps Found In US Contracts Website

[Translate] Analysis: More Gaps Found In US Contracts Website Sep. 8, 2014 – 01:04PM By BRADLEY PENISTON Vehicle Rehab: Billions have been spent at Anniston Army Depot’s Combat Vehicle Repair Facility, which has the capability to overhaul any combat vehicle. … Continue reading

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Murky Special Ops Have Become Corporate Bonanza, Says Report

[Translate] Murky Special Ops Have Become Corporate Bonanza, Says Report By Ryan Gallagher @rj_gallagher The U.S. government is paying private contractors billions of dollars to support secretive military units with drones, surveillance technology, and “psychological operations,” according to new research. … Continue reading

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CACI Awarded Prime Position on $44 Million Contract to Continue Support for U.S. Navy’s Littoral Combat Ships

[Translate] CACI Awarded Prime Position on $44 Million Contract to Continue Support for U.S. Navy’s Littoral Combat Ships Published: Sept 8, 2014 8:00 a.m. ET ARLINGTON, Va., Sep 08, 2014 (BUSINESS WIRE) — CACI International Inc (NYSE:CACI) announced today it … Continue reading

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