Daily Archives: February 24, 2017

At Cerberus, Feinberg Built a Web of National Security Ties

[Translate] At Cerberus, Feinberg Built a Web of National Security Ties Zachary Mider and Jennifer Jacobs February 16, 2017, 12:43 PM EST February 16, 2017, 2:31 PM EST Billionaire said to be considered for Trump intelligence role His firm owns … Continue reading

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War reserve win for DynCorp

[Translate] War reserve win for DynCorp 14th February 2017 – 6:00 by Richard Thomas in London DynCorp International has been awarded another contract to support the US military’s War Reserve Materiel (WRM) programme in the Middle East, following a six-offer … Continue reading

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KBR Asks Judge To Nix Iraq Toxic Burn Pit MDL

[Translate] KBR Asks Judge To Nix Iraq Toxic Burn Pit MDL By Chuck Stanley Law360, Washington (January 17, 2017, 2:35 PM EST) — Defense contractor KBR Inc. on Friday asked a Maryland federal court to toss a multidistrict litigation over … Continue reading

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Trump’s Big Agenda

[Translate] Illustration by Hanna Barczyk Trump’s Big Agenda Reagan started it. Bush expanded it. Now conservatives are poised to privatize everything in sight. By Kim Phillips-Fein February 24, 2017 On the campaign trail, Donald Trump famously portrayed himself as a … Continue reading

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DC Circuit Affirms Dismissal of FCA Claim Based On Insufficient Evidence of Materiality

[Translate] DC Circuit Affirms Dismissal of FCA Claim Based On Insufficient Evidence of Materiality Blog Original Source Sidley Austin LLP USA February 22 2017 In United States ex rel. McBride et al. v. Halliburton Co. et al., No. 15-7144, 2017 … Continue reading

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Blackwater Fights To Keep Out Testimony In FCA Suit

[Translate] Blackwater Fights To Keep Out Testimony In FCA Suit By Chuck Stanley Law360, Washington (February 15, 2017, 4:05 PM EST) — Academi Training Center Inc., successor to private military contractor Blackwater, on Tuesday asked a Virginia federal court to … Continue reading

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Judge Denies Bid To Delay Trial In Blackwater FCA Suit

[Translate] Judge Denies Bid To Delay Trial In Blackwater FCA Suit By Rick Archer Law360, New York (February 9, 2017, 8:14 PM EST) — A Virginia federal judge Thursday denied a request by Blackwater successor Academi Training Center Inc. to … Continue reading

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Blackwater Successor Wants Trial Delayed For 4th Circ. Ruling

[Translate] Blackwater Successor Wants Trial Delayed For 4th Circ. Ruling By Rick Archer Law360, New York (February 6, 2017, 3:40 PM EST) — Blackwater successor Academi Training Center Inc. asked a Virginia federal court Friday to delay trial for a … Continue reading

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Judge: False Claims trial of Blackwater successor to go ahead as scheduled

[Translate] Judge: False Claims trial of Blackwater successor to go ahead as scheduled 2/14/17 | by Brian Seay A federal judge denied a private security firm’s request last week to delay a trial which claims the company overbilled the government … Continue reading

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Fighting ISIS with mercenaries is bad idea, says private military expert

[Translate] Fighting ISIS with mercenaries is bad idea, says private military expert Published time: 21 Feb, 2017 14:52Edited time: 22 Feb, 2017 14:11 Get short URL GK Sierra Security Contractors in Afghanistan © Wikipedia Sending mercenary forces into Syria to … Continue reading

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