Daily Archives: April 21, 2016

Well-Behaved Defense Contractors Seldom Make History

[Translate] COmmentary Well-Behaved Defense Contractors Seldom Make History Whitney Grespin April 21, 2016 Although stability operations and contingency contracting may not be the biggest industry in the world, “You’d have a hard time finding another industry that has a greater … Continue reading

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Fourth Circuit clarifies False Claims Act public disclosure bar

[Translate] Fourth Circuit clarifies False Claims Act public disclosure bar Mayer Brown LLP USA April 19 2016 Introduction In United States ex rel Beauchamp v Academi Training the Fourth Circuit recently reversed the dismissal of a False Claims Act complaint, explaining that … Continue reading

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Uncovering Blackwater CEO Erik Prince’s Plan to Build a Private Air Force

[Translate] WNYC 93.9 FM The Leonard Lopate Show Uncovering Blackwater CEO Erik Prince’s Plan to Build a Private Air Force Erik Prince, the chairman of Blackwater USA, displays a photo of a Blackwater vehicle hit by a suicide car bomb … Continue reading

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CIA to Pay Benghazi Contractor Glen Doherty’s Family $400K

[Translate] CIA to Pay Benghazi Contractor Glen Doherty’s Family $400K By Lee Ferran Apr 20, 2016, 7:09 PM ET Courtesy Doherty FamilyWATCH CIA to Pay Benghazi Contractor’s Family $400K The family of Glen Doherty, a CIA contractor killed in the … Continue reading

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The Privatisation of UK aid: How Adam Smith International is Profiting from the Aid Budget

[Translate] The Privatisation of UK aid: How Adam Smith International is Profiting from the Aid Budget

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The Privatization of UK aid

[Translate] The Privatization of UK aid By Aisha Dodwell It’s never been a better time to be an aid-funded business. Alongside the UK’s now legally enshrined commitment to spend 0.7% of its national income on aid, a growing trend has emerged … Continue reading

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Justice Department appears open to interrogation suit

[Translate] Justice Department appears open to interrogation suit By ERIC TUCKER April 21, 2016 3:44 am Share FILE – In this May 14, 2013, file photo, the Department of Justice headquarters building in Washington is photographed early in the morning. … Continue reading

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Sierra Leone Country ‘helped deploy ex-child soldiers to Iraq’

[Translate] Sierra Leone Country ‘helped deploy ex-child soldiers to Iraq’ Thousands of children were forced to fight in Sierra Leone’s 11-year civil war, which ended in 2002. More than 50,000 people were killed in the fighting and many tens of … Continue reading

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