Daily Archives: March 30, 2015

Blackwater guards facing 30 years for 2007 Iraq shootings ask for leniency

[Translate] Blackwater guards facing 30 years for 2007 Iraq shootings ask for leniency Monday March 30, 2015 06:22 PM The Associated Press (c) 2015, The Washington Post. Three of four Blackwater Worldwide guards scheduled to be sentenced next month for … Continue reading

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Man pleads guilty to bribing federal contractors

[Translate] Updated: 7:49 p.m. Wednesday, March 25, 2015 | Posted: 5:24 p.m. Wednesday, March 25, 2015 Man pleads guilty to bribing federal contractors Metin Atilan By Malik Perkins Staff Writer A former government contractor accused of bribing Dayton-based federal contracting … Continue reading

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Nauru detention centre ‘calm’ says Transfield, despite self-harm and unrest

[Translate] Nauru detention centre ‘calm’ says Transfield, despite self-harm and unrest Last week one asylum seeker tried to hang himself and another drank a bottle of insect repellent The week culminated in protests by refugees, who were closely watched by … Continue reading

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KBR Whistleblower In Iraq FCA Case Sent To Arbitration

[Translate] KBR Whistleblower In Iraq FCA Case Sent To Arbitration By Michael Macagnone Law360, Washington (March 30, 2015, 4:28 PM ET) — An Illinois federal judge on Monday pushed a whistleblower into arbitration and out of a False Claims Act … Continue reading

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Private Security Companies and Shared Responsibility: The Turn to Multistakeholder Standard-Setting and Monitoring through Self-Regulation-‘Plus’

[Translate] Private Security Companies and Shared Responsibility: The Turn to Multistakeholder Standard-Setting and Monitoring through Self-Regulation-‘Plus’

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Commercial Military Service Providers as Actors in Public Administration

[Translate] Commercial Military Service Providers as Actors in Public Administration Added by Mikko Räkköläinen Abstract: This paper examines the typical ways in which commercial military service providers (CMSPs) influence the government agencies purchasing their services. During the last 20 years … Continue reading

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