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‘Shadow CIA’ Stratfor Claims EU, Russia Will Fall Apart

‘Shadow CIA’ Stratfor Claims EU, Russia Will Fall Apart Sputnik News Service 25 February 2015 14:31 Austin-based think tank Stratfor has released its Decade Forecast 2015-2025, predicting the imminent collapse of Russia and the EU, and the decline of China, … Continue reading

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Appeals court finally sets date for arguments in case of Oregon soldiers vs. KBR

Appeals court finally sets date for arguments in case of Oregon soldiers vs. KBR By Mike Francis | The Oregonian/OregonLive on February 26, 2015 at 12:09 PM, updated February 26, 2015 at 12:11 PM After a jury in Portland concluded … Continue reading

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US Christians back emerging private war on Iraq jihadists

US Christians back emerging private war on Iraq jihadists By Jonathan Krohn  . View gallery . . . Arbil (Iraq) (AFP) – After fighting with rebels in Libya and embracing the revolt in Syria, Matthew VanDyke has rolled up in … Continue reading

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men for hire: Ex-special forces in demand for war on terror

men for hire: Ex-special forces in demand for war on terror By Malia Zimmerman Published February 25, 2015 Now PlayingInsider’s look at world of private counter-terror training Never autoplay videos The 21 Afghan soldiers had been kidnapped in the remote … Continue reading

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South African prisoners sue G4S over torture claims

South African prisoners sue G4S over torture claims British law firm acts for inmates alleging they were given electric shocks, forcibly injected with anti-psychotic drugs and held in isolation cells for up to three years Inside a South African prison. … Continue reading

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Serco-run immigration centre turned blind eye to corruption, court told

Serco-run immigration centre turned blind eye to corruption, court told Former custody officer at Colnbrook immigration removal centre, in west London, alleged to have been paid £8,000 for tips about lax or ‘cushy’ conditions that resulted in 10 stories in … Continue reading

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It’s official: USIS is no more with planned Altegrity bankruptcy

FedBiz Daily It’s official: USIS is no more with planned Altegrity bankruptcy Feb 4, 2015, 11:36am EST Enlarge Photo Troubles faced by U.S. Investigations Services LLC, the company that gained notoriety for performing background checks on intel leaker Edward Snowden … Continue reading

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Altegrity Clears Initial Bankruptcy Hearing

  Altegrity Clears Initial Bankruptcy Hearing Company Wins Approval to Tap Loans From Lenders Who Have Written Off Federal Contract Business By Peg Brickley Feb. 10, 2015 6:33 p.m. ET Altegrity Inc. cleared its first bankruptcy-court hearing Tuesday as it … Continue reading

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PE firm to lose $800M it sank into Snowden vetter Altegrity

PE firm to lose $800M it sank into Snowden vetter Altegrity By Josh Kosman February 3, 2015 | 10:37pm NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden Photo: Getty Images That’s one expensive background check. Providence Equity Partners will lose the $800 million it sank … Continue reading

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US Fights Back In KBR’s $12.5M Attys’ Fees Suit

US Fights Back In KBR’s $12.5M Attys’ Fees Suit By Rebecca McCray Law360, New York (February 19, 2015, 2:01 PM ET) — The government fired back on Wednesday at Kellogg Brown & Root Services Inc. in the defense contractor’s suit … Continue reading

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