Daily Archives: August 31, 2017

‘People think it doesn’t affect them. But it affects everyone.’ Meduza interviews the reporter who blew the lid on Russian mercenaries fighting in Syria

[Translate] ‘People think it doesn’t affect them. But it affects everyone.’ Meduza interviews the reporter who blew the lid on Russian mercenaries fighting in Syria Meduza 10:39, 30 august 2017 Fontanka journalist Denis Korotkov From his personal photo archive On … Continue reading

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DOD Needs to Reassess Key Leadership Roles and Clarify Policies for Requirements Review Boards

[Translate] Defense Contracted Services: DOD Needs to Reassess Key Leadership Roles and Clarify Policies for Requirements Review Boards GAO-17-482: Published: Aug 31, 2017. Publicly Released: Aug 31, 2017. Fast Facts Highlights Recommendations View Report (PDF, 33 pages)

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Market Forces: the development of the EU security-industrial complex Bookmark and Share

[Translate] Market Forces: the development of the EU security-industrial complex Download the report (pdf) See also: NeoConOpticon: The EU Security-Industrial Complex (pdf) A new kind of arms race, one in which all  the weapons are pointing inwards. Published in 2009. … Continue reading

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Erik Prince: Contractors committing war crimes, not US troops, will save Afghanistan

[Translate] Erik Prince: Contractors committing war crimes, not US troops, will save Afghanistan by Drew Ferrol  (Photo Credit: jamesdale10/Flickr) WASHINGTON — Former Blackwater CEO Erik Prince is publicly calling for the Trump administration to turn around the Afghan war by … Continue reading

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Erik Prince: Contractors, Not Troops, Will Save Afghanistan

[Translate] The Opinion Pages | Op-Ed Contributor Erik Prince: Contractors, Not Troops, Will Save Afghanistan By ERIK PRINCE  AUG. 30, 2017 In 1941, shortly after Pearl Harbor pulled the United States into World War II, a group of volunteer American … Continue reading

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ManTech Lands $133M Army Intell Support Task Order

[Translate] ManTech Lands $133M Army Intell Support Task Order Jane Edwards August 31, 2017 ManTech International (Nasdaq: MANT) has received a potential $133.4 million task order from the U.S. Army to support the service branch’s intelligence, security and information operations. A FedBizOpps … Continue reading

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