Daily Archives: September 25, 2017

Whistleblower in @StateDept “CIVPOL” Contract Gets $875K in False Claims Act Settlement

[Translate] Whistleblower in @StateDept “CIVPOL” Contract Gets $875K in False Claims Act Settlement September 25, 2017 By domani spero in Contractors, Court Cases, Security, State Department, U.S. Missions Tags: Afghanistan, Bureau of Diplomatic Security, CIVPOL contract, False Claims Act, Haiti, Lebanon, … Continue reading

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Shadow Soldiering: Shifting Constellations and Permeable Boundaries in “Private” Security Contracting

[Translate] Shadow Soldiering: Shifting Constellations and Permeable Boundaries in “Private” Security Contracting Maya Mynster Christensen Keywords: ethnography; private security contractors; Sierra Leone; soldiering Publication History Published (Print):01 Jun 2017 Article Type: Research Article Pages: 24–41 Abstract Abstract Contemporary warfare depends … Continue reading

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A suit over Abu Ghraib getting to ‘what actually happened’

[Translate] A suit over Abu Ghraib getting to ‘what actually happened’ Iraqi detainees stand behind razor wire at the Abu Ghraib prison outside Baghdad, Monday May 17, 2004. (Damir Sagolj/AP) By Rachel Weiner September 22 Thirteen years after leaving Abu … Continue reading

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Director of G4S immigration detention centre resigns after abuse of migrants exposed

[Translate] Director of G4S immigration detention centre resigns after abuse of migrants exposed G4S faces further investigation over its management of Brook House, near Gatwick Airport Lizzie Dearden Home Affairs Correspondent @lizziedearden Brook House Immigration Removal Centre, next to Gatwick … Continue reading

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Home Office launches inquiry into G4S finances

[Translate] Home Office launches inquiry into G4S finances 19 September 2017 Image caption Brook House is operated privately by G4S on behalf of the Home Office Claims that G4S gave inaccurate financial information about the running of two immigration centres … Continue reading

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Omaha Breach: Doctrine of First Breach May Hinge on Correct Contract Interpretation

[Translate] Omaha Breach: Doctrine of First Breach May Hinge on Correct Contract Interpretation Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP USA September 20 2017 Which party first breached a contract often plays a determinative role in assessing entitlement for damages in a … Continue reading

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