Daily Archives: July 17, 2015

SIGAR To Address Afghan Companies’ Problems

[Translate] SIGAR To Address Afghan Companies’ Problems Bakhtar News Agency 14 July 2015 Tuesday, July 14, 2015 Kabul (BNA) Abdul Basir Anwar, Minister of Justice in a meeting with head of SIGAR shared problems of nearly 58 Afghan companies they … Continue reading

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Black & Veatch’s White Elephant in Kabul

[Translate] Black & Veatch’s White Elephant in Kabul IPS-Inter Press Service 11/19/2009 By Pratap Chatterjee KABUL – In a secluded valley a few miles from Kabul’s international airport, Caterpillar turbines custom-built in Germany and giant transformers flown in from Mexico … Continue reading

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Afghan president assigns delegation to probe corruption allegation in ministry

[Translate] Afghan president assigns delegation to probe corruption allegation in ministry BBC Monitoring South Asia 14 July 2015 04:18 Text of report by privately-owned Afghan Ariana TV on 13 July [Presenter] President Ghani has assigned a delegation to probe alleged … Continue reading

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Special Operations: SAS Has Gone Gurkha

[Translate] Special Operations: SAS Has Gone Gurkha Next Article → SYRIA: Iranian Victory Dismays Rebels July 17, 2015: It was recently revealed that the British SAS commandos have, since about 2010 recruited a dozen Gurkhas. The SAS, who were the … Continue reading

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Corrections to examine its contract with Serco after “fight club” videos

[Translate] Corrections to examine its contract with Serco after “fight club” videos   Fighting in prison is no new phenomenon, but filming them on mobile phones and uploading to social media has lead to an investigation by Corrections. Corrections is … Continue reading

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Minister: Serco will be held to account

[Translate] Minister: Serco will be held to account Updated at 4:38 pm on 17 July 2015 The Corrections Minister says he will be holding the private operator of Auckland’s Mt Eden Prison to account after videos of inmate fights were … Continue reading

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GardaWorld Announces Strategic Expansion to Become the Premier Security Provider in Africa and the Middle East

[Translate] GardaWorld Announces Strategic Expansion to Become the Premier Security Provider in Africa and the Middle East Published: July 13, 2015 9:30 a.m. ET As part of its expansion, the company signs a binding agreement for the acquisition of Aegis … Continue reading

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Feds seek 2-1/2-year sentence for Blackwater Iraq massacre participant

[Translate] Under the Radar Josh Gerstein on the Courts, Transparency, & More Follow @joshgerstein Feds seek 2-1/2-year sentence for Blackwater Iraq massacre participant By JOSH GERSTEIN 7/14/15 6:37 AM EDT The huge benefits a defendant can get for cooperating with … Continue reading

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Blackwater guard who testified against 4 others sentenced for 2007 shootings

[Translate]   Blackwater guard who testified against 4 others sentenced for 2007 shootings A white Kia was destroyed by members of a Blackwater convoy on Sept. 16, 2007, in Baghdad’s Nisour Squre that killed or wounded at least 31 unarmed … Continue reading

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U.S. Army Contracting Command–Rock Island Needs to Improve Contracting Officer’s Representative Training and Appointment for Contingency Contract

[Translate] Audit Report 07-10-2015 Acquisition Processes and Contract Management U.S. Army Contracting Command–Rock Island Needs to Improve Contracting Officer’s Representative Training and Appointment for Contingency Contracts (Project No. D2015-D000CI-0123.000) DODIG-2015-147

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