Monthly Archives: July 2017

The History of Private Security and Its Impact on the Modern Security Sector

[Translate] he Handbook of Security pp 21-40 The History of Private Security and Its Impact on the Modern Security Sector Authors Bruce George and Simon Kimber There are no affiliations available Chapter   Abstract While the concept of private security is often … Continue reading

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Australia needs an effective complaints body to investigate corporate human rights abuses

[Translate] Australia needs an effective complaints body to investigate corporate human rights abuses July 24, 2017 Australia’s key complaints body for corporate human rights abuses is failing and in need of a major overhaul, the Human Rights Law Centre has … Continue reading

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2 Men Enter, 1 Man Leaves In KBR Kickback Case

[Translate] 2 Men Enter, 1 Man Leaves In KBR Kickback Case By Bryan Koenig Law360, Washington (February 6, 2017, 1:55 PM EST) — A Fifth Circuit panel halved a government kickback judgment against KBR Inc. on Friday in a published … Continue reading

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New York Times voices moral outrage over profiteering military contractors … in Russia

[Translate] New York Times voices moral outrage over profiteering military contractors … in Russia By Bill Van Auken 11 July 2017 In an editorial published Monday, “The Spoils, and Profits, of Conflict,” the editors of the New York Times worked … Continue reading

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Judge Clears Military Contractor in Sprawling Burn-Pits Case

[Translate] Judge Clears Military Contractor in Sprawling Burn-Pits Case TIM RYAN July 20, 2017 (CN) – A federal judge in Maryland on Wednesday dismissed a massive collection of cases brought against a government contractor by veterans and their family members … Continue reading

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Veterans Exposed to Burn Pits Wait for Lawsuit Decision

[Translate] Veterans Exposed to Burn Pits Wait for Lawsuit Decision An Air Force master sergeant tosses unserviceable uniform items into a burn pit at Balad Air Base, Iraq on March 10, 2008. (US Air Force photo/Julianne Showalter) Special to McClatchy … Continue reading

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Federal Contracting: Improvements Needed in How Some Agencies Report Personal Services Contracts

[Translate] Federal Contracting: Improvements Needed in How Some Agencies Report Personal Services Contracts GAO-17-610: Published: Jul 27, 2017. Publicly Released: Jul 27, 2017. Fast Facts Highlights Recommendations View Report (PDF, 31 pages) Additional Materials: Highlights Page:  (PDF, 1 page) Full Report: … Continue reading

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Manned Security Services Market In The Middle East To Grow At A CAGR Of 7.67% During The Period 2017-2021

[Translate] 7-27-2017 10:42 AM CET – Business, Manned Security Services Market In The Middle East To Grow At A CAGR Of 7.67% During The Period 2017-2021 Key Vendors – G4S, Hemaya, Securitas, Transguard, Magnum Security Services, Transguard Group, Control Risks … Continue reading

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6 dogs die after being left in hot van at former Blackwater facility; 4 employees fired

[Translate] 6 dogs die after being left in hot van at former Blackwater facility; 4 employees fired By Ryan Murphy The Virginian-Pilot Six dogs died after they were left in sweltering vans earlier this month at a private security facility … Continue reading

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Staying the course in Afghanistan represents the path to peace

[Translate] Letters to the Editor Opinion Staying the course in Afghanistan represents the path to peace U.S. soldiers take part in a 2011 mission to apprehend an alleged Haqqani network fighter in the Terezai district of Khost, Afghanistan. (Joshua Partlow/Washington … Continue reading

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