Daily Archives: March 31, 2015

$21 Billion in DOD Contracts for Afghanistan Reconstruction

[Translate] $21 Billion in DOD Contracts for Afghanistan Reconstruction Today, SIGAR released a report looking at DOD’s contracts for Afghanistan reconstruction funding. The report notes: –DOD contracts for Afghanistan reconstruction comprised $21 billion (out of $66 billion appropriated to DOD) … Continue reading

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Summary of Lessons Learned — DoD IG Assessment Oversight of “Train, Advise, Assist, and Equip” Operations by U.S. and Coalition Forces in Iraq and Afghanistan

[Translate] Special Plans and Operations Report 03-31-2015 Equipping and Training Iraq and Afghan Security Forces Summary of Lessons Learned — DoD IG Assessment Oversight of “Train, Advise, Assist, and Equip” Operations by U.S. and Coalition Forces in Iraq and Afghanistan … Continue reading

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Acquisition Processes and Contract Management

[Translate] Audit Report 02-26-2015 Acquisition Processes and Contract Management The Government of Islamic Republic of Afghanistan’s Controls Over the Contract Management Process for U.S. Direct Assistance Need Improvement (Redacted) (Project No. D2014-D000JB-0213.000) DODIG-2015-082 Objective We determined whether the Combined Security … Continue reading

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The Privatized Art of War: Private Military and Security Companies and State Responsibility for Their Unlawful Conduct in Conflict Areas

[Translate]             The Privatized Art of War: Private Military and Security Companies and State Responsibility for Their Unlawful Conduct in Conflict Areas Author(s):  Evgeni Moyakine School of Human Rights Research Volume 67 February, 2015 | … Continue reading

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Edinburgh International Achieves PSC.1 Accreditation

[Translate] Edinburgh International Achieves PSC.1 Accreditation DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, March 31, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Edinburgh International (EI), a leading provider of security and risk management solutions worldwide and a member company of Constellis Group, today announced that it has received … Continue reading

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B-410431.9,B-410431.10, Mission Essential Personnel, LLC

[Translate] B-410431.9,B-410431.10, Mission Essential Personnel, LLC, March 18, 2015 Mission Essential Personnel, LLC (MEP), of Columbus, Ohio, protests the failure of the Department of the Army, Intelligence and Security Command to award it a contract under request for proposals (RFP) … Continue reading

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The private armies of the godmen: Ram Rahim’s Dera under scanner after reports of ex-army mercenaries training militias for gurus

[Translate] indianews The private armies of the godmen: Ram Rahim’s Dera under scanner after reports of ex-army mercenaries training militias for gurus By MANJEET SEHGAL 29 November 2014 21:01 Babus cannot live without muscle and guns. The godmen in India … Continue reading

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