Daily Archives: June 7, 2016

Prosecution over Baghdad embassy shooting could rest on untested Bali bombing law: experts

[Translate] Prosecution over Baghdad embassy shooting could rest on untested Bali bombing law: experts May 24, 2016 David Wroe National security correspondent A test case for the AFP A law created after the 2002 Bali bombings means there could be … Continue reading

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DFAT flags review of embassy security contract with URG

[Translate] DFAT flags review of embassy security contract with URG The Australian 12:00AM May 20, 2016 Brendan Nicholson Defence Editor Canberra The shooting death of Baghdad embassy security contractor Chris Betts could prompt a ­review by the Department of Foreign … Continue reading

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Jonathan Throsby denies being security firm URG director

[Translate] Jonathan Throsby denies being security firm URG director The Australian 12:00AM May 19, 2016 Kylar Loussikian Journalist Sydney Rachel Baxendale Reporter Jonathan Throsby’s property in Wilcannia, far-western NSW. Picture: James Croucher A sheep station deep inside the red-dirt country … Continue reading

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Commando detained after Baghdad embassy shooting was ‘allowed to shower’

[Translate] Commando detained after Baghdad embassy shooting was ‘allowed to shower’ May 17, 2016 David Wroe National security correspondent Australian security contractor dies at Baghdad embassy Foreign Minister Julie Bishop has promised a thorough investigation into the death of the … Continue reading

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URG hits back at critics after Baghdad death

[Translate] URG hits back at critics after Baghdad death The Australian 12:00AM May 21, 2016 Brendan Nicholson Defence Editor Canberra Unity Resources Group, the company responsible for security at Australia’s Baghdad embassy, has hit out at former employees who have … Continue reading

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KBR’s $10M Claim For Iraq Costs Is Timely, Fed. Circ. Says

[Translate] KBR’s $10M Claim For Iraq Costs Is Timely, Fed. Circ. Says By Bryan Koenig Law360, Washington (May 19, 2016, 2:01 PM ET) — A Federal Circuit panel revived Kellogg Brown & Root Services Inc.’s bid Wednesday for $10.4 million … Continue reading

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DynCorp Must Arbitrate Worker’s Firing Suit, 4th Circ. Says

[Translate] DynCorp Must Arbitrate Worker’s Firing Suit, 4th Circ. Says By Jimmy Hoover Law360, Washington (May 31, 2016, 9:00 PM ET) — The Fourth Circuit on Tuesday affirmed a Maryland federal judge’s ruling that DynCorp must honor a collective bargaining … Continue reading

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Webinar on corporate social responsibility

[Translate] Cardno : moderating military engineers webinar on corporate social responsibility 06/05/2016 | 07:19pm EDT ​The United States government is using its power of procurement to ensure contractors conduct responsible business practices. On June 9, 2016, Cardno’s senior asset sustainability … Continue reading

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Private Military Companies: An Efficient Way of Meeting the Demand for Security?

[Translate] Private Military Companies: An Efficient Way of Meeting the Demand for Security? Nikola Zadzorova, Sep 20 2015 This content was written by a student and assessed as part of a university degree. E-IR publishes student essays & dissertations to … Continue reading

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Security industry

[Translate] Security industry Monika Singh Wednesday, June 01, 2016 THERE are private security companies operating without a master licence and the Ministry of Defence, National Security and Immigration is working to ensure all operators register. In response to questions sent … Continue reading

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