Daily Archives: September 6, 2016

Judge Asked To Deny KBR’s Discovery Bid In Burn Pit MDL

[Translate] Judge Asked To Deny KBR’s Discovery Bid In Burn Pit MDL By Natalie Olivo Law360, New York (August 24, 2016, 9:32 PM ET) — Military personnel asked a Maryland federal judge Wednesday to deny KBR Inc.’s motion for them … Continue reading

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KBR Whistleblower Tells DC Circ. Escobar Saves FCA Suit

[Translate] KBR Whistleblower Tells DC Circ. Escobar Saves FCA Suit By Jimmy Hoover Law360, Washington (August 22, 2016, 4:12 PM ET) — A whistleblower hoping to revive a False Claims Act suit against KBR over allegedly low staffing levels at … Continue reading

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DynCorp International Awarded Department of Homeland Security Contract

[Translate] DynCorp International Awarded Department of Homeland Security Contract August 12, 2016 By dynintl_editor MCLEAN, Va. – (August 12, 2016) – DynCorp International (DI) has been awarded a contract to provide Elicitation and Detecting Deception training to the Department of Homeland … Continue reading

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Private Security Companies during the Iraq War

[Translate] Private Security Companies during the Iraq War Author Scott Fitzsimmons ISBN No Hardback: 9781138844261 Review date 06/09/2016 No of pages 238 Publisher Routledge Publisher URL https://www.routledge.com/Private-Security-Companies-during-the-Iraq-War-Military-Performance-and/Fitzsimmons/p/book/9781138844261 Year of publication 09/08/2016

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RBC Publishes Report Sourced in FSB and Military on Wagner Private Military Contractor with 2,500 Fighters in Syria

[Translate] RBC Publishes Report Sourced in FSB and Military on Wagner Private Military Contractor with 2,500 Fighters in Syria August 26, 2016 Sergei Chupov (center), in Chechnya in 1997. He served in the Interior Ministry’s Internal Troops and was discharged … Continue reading

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Three American Contractors Kidnapped in Iraq Tell Their Story

[Translate] Three American Contractors Kidnapped in Iraq Tell Their Story by domani spero Posted: 1:54 am ET he men were released to Iraqi middlemen who took them to the Green Zone, the government complex where the U.S. Embassy is housed. That day, … Continue reading

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Air Force, Running Low on Drone Pilots, Turns to Contractors in Terror Fight

[Translate] Air Force, Running Low on Drone Pilots, Turns to Contractors in Terror Fight By MICHAEL S. SCHMIDT  SEPT. 5, 2016 Photo An Air Force pilot, left, prepared to launch a Predator drone from an American military base in the … Continue reading

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Private Military Contractors Fighting US Wars

[Translate] Andrei AKULOV | 19.08.2016 | WORLD Private Military Contractors Fighting US Wars The US is expanding military operations overseas without actually increasing the number of regular troops deployed there. The military spends great sums to hire private intelligence contractors … Continue reading

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U.S.-Funded Afghan Hospital Is Expensive, Late And Poorly Built, Report Finds

[Translate] U.S.-Funded Afghan Hospital Is Expensive, Late And Poorly Built, Report Finds September 2, 20164:03 PM ET Rebecca Hersher The Gardez Hospital in Afghanistan’s Paktia province as seen in 2012. The U.S.-funded hospital still has construction deficiencies nearly five years … Continue reading

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Wilson Security to stop servicing Nauru, Manus Island detention centres

[Translate] Wilson Security to stop servicing Nauru, Manus Island detention centres By political reporter Stephanie Anderson Updated Thu at 9:14pm Map: Pacific Wilson Security has announced it will stop servicing Australia’s offshore detention centres. The move follows the leak of … Continue reading

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