Monthly Archives: August 2016

Private Prison Companies Will Still Lock Up Immigrants, Despite DOJ Decision

[Translate] Private Prison Companies Will Still Lock Up Immigrants, Despite DOJ Decision The new policy won’t keep the government from making money off detained immigrants. 08/18/2016 06:09 pm ET Roque Planas National Reporter for The Huffington Post. The United States … Continue reading

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The US Justice Department will stop using private prisons

[Translate] The US Justice Department will stop using private prisons Federal officials announced the change in light of a damning internal report. But how significant is the decision? Updated by German Lopez on August 18, 2016, 12:44 p.m. ET @germanrlopez … Continue reading

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Justice Department says it will end use of private prisons

[Translate] Justice Department says it will end use of private prisons By Matt Zapotosky August 18 at 12:00 PM Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates instructed Justice Department officials Thursday to end its use of private prisons. (Carolyn Kaster/AP) The Justice … Continue reading

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Report: Contractors outnumber U.S. troops in Afghanistan 3-to-1

[Translate] Report: Contractors outnumber U.S. troops in Afghanistan 3-to-1 By: Leo Shane III, August 17, 2016 (Photo Credit: Senior Airman Cierra Presentado/Air Force) Defense Department contractors in Afghanistan still outnumber U.S. troops by a 3-to-1 margin according to new research … Continue reading

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Private Contractors Left without Escape Plan in Afghanistan

[Translate] Private Contractors Left without Escape Plan in Afghanistan Posted on August 17, 2016 by Denise Simon Circa: The concerns are heightened by the fact that many of those civilians doing the security and nation-building work of the U.S. government … Continue reading

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Department of Defense Contractor and Troop Levels in Iraq and Afghanistan: 2007 – 2016

[Translate] Department of Defense Contractor and Troop Levels in Iraq and Afghanistan: 2007 – 2016

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KBR blasts ‘Parade Of Falsehoods’ In Soldiers’ burn pit lawsuit

[Translate] KBR blasts ‘Parade Of Falsehoods’ In Soldiers’ burn pit lawsuit Post Date: August 7, 2016 | Category: Justice Abroad   Law360 — KBR assailed the discovery efforts of a group of soldiers in Maryland federal court Friday, arguing their … Continue reading

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Triple Canopy still dealing with lawsuit for hiring unqualified guards in Iraq

[Translate]  Triple Canopy still dealing with lawsuit for hiring unqualified guards in Iraq Post Date: August 2, 2016 | Category: Around the World, Justice Abroad Law360 — The U.S. Supreme Court vacated a Fourth Circuit decision holding Triple Canopy Inc. liable … Continue reading

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Private Military Contractors making footprints in Syria

[Translate] KBR blasts ‘Parade Of Falsehoods’ In Soldiers’ burn pit lawsuit Post Date: August 7, 2016 | Category: Justice Abroad Law360 — KBR assailed the discovery efforts of a group of soldiers in Maryland federal court Friday, arguing their motion … Continue reading

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G4S close to Israeli business sale

[Translate] G4S close to Israeli business sale G4S has more than 611,000 employees in more than 125 countries Credit: Ed Robinson/OneRedEye Rhiannon Bury 16 August 2016 • 4:31pm Security company G4S is close to offloading its Israeli business in a … Continue reading

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