Daily Archives: February 1, 2015

Two U.S. Defense Contractors Wounded in Saudi Shooting

[Translate] Two U.S. Defense Contractors Wounded in Saudi Shooting إقرأ هذا الخبر بالعربية by Naharnet Newsdesk 10 hours ago A U.S. defense contractor said Sunday that two of its American employees came under fire in the latest attack against Westerners … Continue reading

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Private Military and Security Companies in UN Missions

[Translate] Private Military and Security Companies in UN Missions Authors: Malamud, Marina Source: Peace Review. Oct-Dec2014, Vol. 26 Issue 4, p571-577. 7p. Abstract: The article reports on the grounds and paradoxes of the role played by private military and security … Continue reading

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3 Iraq — Afghanistan Contractor Census, FY 1st quarter (Nov – Jan 2015)

[Translate] 3 Iraq — Afghanistan Contractor Census, FY 1st quarter (Nov – Jan 2015) Post Date: January 20, 2015 | Category: Around the World, The Danger Zone BACKGROUND: This report updates DoD contractor personnel numbers in theater and outlines DoD efforts … Continue reading

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Senator Says USAID Contracting in Afghanistan Threaten National Security –

[Translate] Senator Says USAID Contracting in Afghanistan Threaten National Security – Sputnik International By txsmg@yahoo.com January 16, 2015 Security News US 03:05 17.01.2015(updated 10:34 17.01.2015) 26100 WASHINGTON, January 17 (Sputnik) — The US Agency for International Development (USAID) has put America’s national … Continue reading

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Lynch Introduces Legislation to Enhance Fairness for Overseas Federal Contractors Killed in the Line of Duty

[Translate] Lynch Introduces Legislation to Enhance Fairness for Overseas Federal Contractors Killed in the Line of Duty Jan 26, 2015 WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Stephen F. Lynch (MA-08) introduced H.R. 312, the Glen Anthony Doherty Overseas Security Personnel Fairness … Continue reading

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SA mercenaries may just fit the bill

[Translate] SA mercenaries may just fit the bill January 30 2015 at 06:12pm Comment on this story Jacoline Schoonees/Dirco ARREST THEM: Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula and Dirco Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane warn that hired guns, purported to be in Nigeria already, … Continue reading

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Arrest SA ‘mercenaries’ on Boko Haram mission – Mapisa-Nqakula

[Translate] Arrest SA ‘mercenaries’ on Boko Haram mission – Mapisa-Nqakula 2015-01-28 21:15 Carien du Plessis, City Press Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula (Picture: AFP) Nkoana-Mashabane slams SA soldiers’ role in Nigeria SANDF unaware of ex-soldiers in Nigeria SA experts to help Nigeria tackle … Continue reading

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Should security be private?

[Translate] today’s paper >> op-ed >> published: 00:03 january 29, 2015 >> updated : 12:21 january 29, 2015 Should security be private? Faisal Mahmud Photo- Syed Latif Hossain In much of Dhaka, the first line of defense against crime stands … Continue reading

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Crucible employee slain by terrorists in Libya was ‘warrior,’ father says

[Translate] Crucible employee slain by terrorists in Libya was ‘warrior,’ father says FATHER DESCRIBES SON, FORMER MARINE KILLED IN TERROR ATTACK IN LIBYA, AS PATRIOTIC AMERICAN This photo of Crucible contractor David Berry is froma GoFundMe page created for his … Continue reading

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Xe Can Arbitrate Worker Misclassification Claims, Judge Says

[Translate] Xe Can Arbitrate Worker Misclassification Claims, Judge Says By Rebecca McCray Law360, New York (January 15, 2015, 5:07 PM ET) — A federal court in Washington, D.C., ruled that a putative class action brought by a group of Iraq … Continue reading

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