Daily Archives: April 27, 2015

Altegrity Executives Got Payouts Before Security Screener Filed for Bankruptcy

[Translate] Restructuring & Bankruptcy Altegrity Executives Got Payouts Before Security Screener Filed for Bankruptcy LBO Wire By Peg Brickley 24 April 2015 10:34 Newly released court records reveal a private equity-backed company linked to some of the biggest security stumbles … Continue reading

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Honesty and “Impropriety” Within the US Military: The Honorable Life and Untimely Death of Colonel Ted Westhusing

[Translate] Honesty and “Impropriety” Within the US Military: The Honorable Life and Untimely Death of Colonel Ted Westhusing By Joachim Hagopian Global Research, April 25, 2015 As a West Point graduate and former Army officer, I ran into few military leaders that … Continue reading

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Mercenary world: part two

[Translate] Mercenary world: part two Australian Broadcasting Corporation Transcripts 7 April 2015 International law expert Katherine Fallah says there’s little accountability over private armies with weak, confusing and opaque regulations meaning transgressions are easily ignored. Future Tense looks at efforts … Continue reading

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CACI International Inc. – History

[Translate] CACI International Inc. – History GlobalData Company Profiles 27 April 2015 CACI International Inc. History Date : 2015 Contracts/Agreements : In March, CACI International Inc secured two task order contracts worth US$86 million to provide software support and engineering … Continue reading

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Defence contractor run by Colonel Tim Collins OBE under investigation for fraud in Afghanistan

[Translate] Frontpage Defence contractor run by Colonel Tim Collins OBE under investigation for fraud in Afghanistan Independent Online By Jonathan Owen 27 April 2015 17:18 Exclusive: He is also facing questions over a £116m US contract to train Afghan security … Continue reading

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The market for mercenaries

[Translate] The market for mercenaries Australian Broadcasting Corporation Transcripts 7 April 2015 Private army contractors still have a bad international image, but their numbers have been growing dramatically since the end of the Cold War; and they’re still going up. … Continue reading

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Federal Acquisition Regulation; Ending Trafficking in Persons

[Translate] Rules and Regulations Federal Acquisition Regulation; Ending Trafficking in Persons Federal Register 29 January 2015 SUMMARY: DoD, GSA, and NASA are issuing a final rule amending the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to strengthen protections against trafficking in persons in … Continue reading

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Wife of Blackwater security soldier tells story

[Translate] Wife of Blackwater security soldier tells story MIKE GIBSON, The Daily Times 7:11 PM, Apr 26, 2015 4:45 AM, Apr 27, 2015 Copyright 2015 Journal Media Group. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or … Continue reading

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Ukrainian Rada Considers Legalizing Use of Mercenaries

[Translate] Ukrainian Rada Considers Legalizing Use of Mercenaries © Sputnik/ Evgeny Kotenko Europe 15:04 24.04.2015Get short URL 84117 Ukraine’s Verkhovna Rada moved to consider a law legalizing the use of mercenaries and recruiting them to take part in foreign conflicts. … Continue reading

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Injured in Iraq, Terry Caulder fights for fairness as member of ‘disposable army’

[Translate] Injured in Iraq, Terry Caulder fights for fairness as member of ‘disposable army’ Jeff Hartsell Email Facebook @jeff_fromthepc Apr 26 2015 10:00 pm Terry Caulder, a 44-year-old former North Charleston police officer, was injured while working as a private … Continue reading

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