Monthly Archives: December 2016

 Trump’s Transition Team Is Stacked With Privatization Enthusiasts

[Translate] Trump’s Transition Team Is Stacked With Privatization Enthusiasts If these officials get their way, America’s schools, roads, prisons, immigrant-detention centers, and critical social-insurance programs will soon fall into private hands. By David Dayen December 28, 2016 Betsy DeVos, President-elect … Continue reading

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NGO to High Court: Stop private security policing Palestinian land

[Translate] NGO to High Court: Stop private security policing Palestinian land   In 1971, the IDF issued an order empowering private contractors to perform searches and seizures, and use “any reasonable measure” to arrest Palestinians. A Palestinian villager rides his … Continue reading

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FSG aligning its corporate strategy to capitalize on China’s One Belt, One Road development initiative

[Translate] Frontier Services Group Strategy Update News provided by Frontier Services Group Dec 19, 2016, 06:30 ET HONG KONG, December 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — – FSG aligning its corporate strategy to capitalize on China‘s One Belt, One Road development initiative … Continue reading

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The Professional Military Services Industry: Have We Created a New Military-Industrial Complex?

[Translate] The Professional Military Services Industry: Have We Created a New Military-Industrial Complex?

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Blending the Battlefield: An Analysis of Using Private Military Companies To Support Military Operations In Iraq

[Translate] Blending the Battlefield: An Analysis of Using Private Military Companies To Support Military Operations In Iraq

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Weaknesses in the USACE Defense Base Act Insurance Program Led to as Much as $58.5 Million in Refunds Not Returned to the U.S. Government and Other Problems

[Translate] Weaknesses in the USACE Defense Base Act Insurance Program Led to as Much as $58.5 Million in Refunds Not Returned to the U.S. Government and Other Problems

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Navy repeatedly dismissed evidence that ‘Fat Leonard’ was cheating the 7th Fleet

[Translate] Investigations Navy repeatedly dismissed evidence that ‘Fat Leonard’ was cheating the 7th Fleet By Craig Whitlock December 27 at 6:49 PM This undated photo shows Leonard Glenn Francis, also known as Fat Leonard, a defense contractor who supplied U.S. … Continue reading

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The Business of Punishing: Impediments to Accountability in the Private Corrections Industry

[Translate] The Business of Punishing: Impediments to Accountability in the Private Corrections Industry

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The Functional Political Question Doctrine and the Justiciability of Employee Tort Suits Against Military Service Contractors

[Translate] The Functional Political Question Doctrine and the Justiciability of Employee Tort Suits Against Military Service Contractors

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Certifying Responsible Private Security Companies: Assessing the Implementation of Transparency and Disclosure Provisions

[Translate] David Sebstead Tuesday, May 24th, 2016 Certifying Responsible Private Security Companies: Assessing the Implementation of Transparency and Disclosure Provisions Photo courtesy of flicker user DVIDSHUB, licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 INTRODUCTION The ANSI/ASIS PSC.1 – 2012 Management System for … Continue reading

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