Category Archives: Control

PSCs and Use of Force

Christopher Mayer Director, Armed Contingency Contractor Policies and Programs at US Department of Defense PSCs and Use of Force Jan 22, 2015 Two fundamental concepts must be kept in mind when discussing use of force by PSCs. The first is … Continue reading

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The Savings from Seven Key Afghanistan Audits: $1.1 Billion

The Savings from Seven Key Afghanistan Audits: $1.1 Billion By Charles S. Clark 12:27 PM ET A recent audit looked at Defense’s procedures to account for weapons provided to the Afghan National Security Forces. Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction … Continue reading

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Iraq Commission on Public Integrity – October 2005

Iraq Commission on Public Integrity – October 2005

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U.S. spent $500,000 on Afghan training center that was ‘melting,’ watchdog finds

U.S. spent $500,000 on Afghan training center that was ‘melting,’ watchdog finds By Christian Davenport January 15 at 12:01 AM Follow @_chrisdavenport The U.S. spent $500,000 to build a training building for Afghan Forces that quickly fell apart. Photo courtesy … Continue reading

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Virginia court reinstates fraud lawsuit against Triple Canopy

Virginia court reinstates fraud lawsuit against Triple Canopy By Amrita Jayakumar January 15 at 1:20 PM Follow @ajbombay A Virginia appeals court has restored a case against security contractor Triple Canopy that alleges the Reston-based company submitted false qualifications about … Continue reading

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Half a Million Dollar Afghan Police Training Center Melts

Afghan Special Police Training Center’s Dry Fire Range: Poor Contractor Performance and Poor Government Oversight Led to Project Failure Today SIGAR released an inspection of the $456,669 Afghan Special Police Training Center’s dry fire range. The report found: –Within four … Continue reading

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Outsourcing war and security: problems and solutions

January 12 2015, 5.35am EST Outsourcing war and security: problems and solutions The release of the CIA Torture Report in December re-opened the debate about using contractors to perform national security functions. Indeed, when Saturday Night Live mocks contractors for their … Continue reading

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Accounting for Armed Contractors

Article from Vol.2 No.1: Money & War Accounting for Armed Contractors Dr. Ian Ralby | 12 January 2015 On 16 September 2007, the accountability of private armed contractors became a global concern.  A team of armed guards from the US … Continue reading

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Offshoring the Army: Migrant Workers and the U.S. Military

Offshoring the Army: Migrant Workers and the U.S. Military Darryl Li ABSTRACT Long-running debates over military privatization overlook one important fact: Te U.S. military’s post-2001 contractor workforce is composed largely of migrants imported from impoverished countries . This Article argues … Continue reading

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Agreement includes new visa and business registration requirements for US contractors in Afghanistan

Agreement includes new visa and business registration requirements for US contractors in Afghanistan Squire Patton Boggs Shaoul Aslan , Clark K. Ervin and David M. Tafuri Afghanistan, USA December 31 2014 Author page » US contractor employees working in Afghanistan … Continue reading

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