Monthly Archives: July 2016

Brazil Police to Take Over Security Screening at Rio Olympics

[Translate] Brazil Police to Take Over Security Screening at Rio Olympics Police officers from around the country will be stepping in after contractor failed to hire enough staff Brazilian soldiers stand guard outside the Rio Olympic Park. The government said … Continue reading

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Watchdog Finds Uneven Assessment of Army Contractors

[Translate] Watchdog Finds Uneven Assessment of Army Contractors July 28, 2016 (Photo: U.S. Army Europe / Flickr) The U.S. Army is not consistently following the rules for evaluating contractor performance, according to a Department of Defense Inspector General (IG) report released on … Continue reading

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$43 Million Gas Station a “Can of Worms” Says Sen. Grassley

[Translate] $43 Million Gas Station a “Can of Worms” Says Sen. Grassley July 26, 2016 The controversial gas station in Afghanistan, which cost taxpayers either $42.7 million or less than $10 million depending on whom you ask, has become a “can of worms,” … Continue reading

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Inspection of $5.2 Million Bagrami Industrial Park

[Translate] Today, SIGAR released an inspection report on the $5.2 million USAID-funded design and construction of Bagrami Industrial Park. The inspection notes: — USAID awarded a $10 million contract to Technologists, Inc. (TI), a U.S. company, for the development of … Continue reading

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Defense Contractor Wants Afghan Law Applied to Suit in LA–Except for the Flogging Part

[Translate] Published: Jul 26, 2016 Defense Contractor Wants Afghan Law Applied to Suit in LA–Except for the Flogging Part Credit: Wikipedia Marmal Military Base in Afghanistan. At first glance, the complaint looks like your average negligence suit. A drunk man … Continue reading

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KBR Awarded Multiple Global Defense Contracts

[Translate] KBR Awarded Multiple Global Defense Contracts 07/18/2016 HOUSTON, TX–(Marketwired – July 18, 2016) – KBR, Inc. (NYSE: KBR) announced today it has been awarded a string of defense contract awards, further boosting its global Government Services business which, with … Continue reading

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MPRI offers settlement to the Serbs from Krajina over operation “Storm”

[Translate] MPRI offers settlement to the Serbs from Krajina over operation “Storm” By InSerbia with agencies – Jan 25, 2015  American company MPRI, sued by Serbs from Krajina before the court in Chicago, accused of being an advisor of the … Continue reading

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Prison operator Serco slammed over treatment of inmate at Mt Eden Prison

[Translate] Prison operator Serco slammed over treatment of inmate at Mt Eden Prison A report has exposed a shocking lack of medical care for a prisoner at Mt Eden prison, formerly run by Serco. FAIRFAX NZ A report has exposed … Continue reading

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Serco boss Rupert Soames on his Churchillian mission to clean up the outsourcer

[Translate] Serco boss Rupert Soames on his Churchillian mission to clean up the outsourcer Lucy Tobin Rupert Soames is a grandson of Winston Churchill and the boss of Serco Paul Dallimore Rupert Soames, the chief executive of Serco talks about a … Continue reading

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How One of the BDS Movement’s Alleged ‘Victories’ Became One of Its Worst Defeats

[Translate] The Scroll How One of the BDS Movement’s Alleged ‘Victories’ Became One of Its Worst Defeats Anti-BDS laws forced security contractor G4S to publicly repudiate the Israel boycott movement and commit to working with the Jewish state for years … Continue reading

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