Category Archives: Control

Notice To Alter A System Of Records

Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records A Notice by the Defense Department on 05/26/2015 This document has a comment period that ends in 30 days (06/25/2015) Submit a formal comment Legal Disclaimer Publication Date: Tuesday, May 26, 2015 Agencies: … Continue reading

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Federal Acquisition Regulations: Contractors Performing Private Security Functions

Public Inspection: Proposed Rule Federal Acquisition Regulations: Contractors Performing Private Security Functions An unpublished Proposed Rule by the General Services Administration, the Defense Department, and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration on 05/27/2015 Twitter Facebook This document has not been … Continue reading

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Senate Armed Services Committee CHAIRMAN JOHN McCAIN ASKS DEFENSE DEPARTMENT TO RESPOND TO WASTEFUL CONSTRUCTION OF FACILITY IN AFGHANISTAN

Senate Armed Services Committee CHAIRMAN JOHN McCAIN ASKS DEFENSE DEPARTMENT TO RESPOND TO WASTEFUL CONSTRUCTION OF FACILITY IN AFGHANISTAN Congressional Documents and Publications 22 May 2015 Friday, May 22, 2015 Contact: Dustin Walker (202) 224-2575 SASC CHAIRMAN JOHN McCAIN ASKS … Continue reading

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Top Pentagon Aide Aimed to ‘Slow Roll’ Investigation Into Huge, Unused $36M Facility in Afghanistan, Report Alleges

Top Pentagon Aide Aimed to ‘Slow Roll’ Investigation Into Huge, Unused $36M Facility in Afghanistan, Report Alleges May 20, 2015, 12:15 AM ET By LEE FERRAN Investigative Reporter Follow @leeferran The 64K facility, located at Camp Leatherneck in Helman Province, … Continue reading

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Bill easing liability for using ‘reasonable force’ against detainees condemned

Bill easing liability for using ‘reasonable force’ against detainees condemned Human rights groups criticise bill which would give the commonwealth and private contractors immunity from liability where use of force was exercised ‘in good faith’ The immigration department says the … Continue reading

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G4S-run youth jail criticised over degrading treatment of detainees

G4S-run youth jail criticised over degrading treatment of detainees Ofsted report says some staff at G4S-run Rainsbrook behaved ‘extremely inappropriately’, causing distress and humiliation A G4S logo on a security van. Photograph: Jeff Blackler/Rex Alan Travis Home affairs editor Wednesday … Continue reading

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Contract Oversight for Redistribution Property Assistance Team Operations in Afghanistan Needs

05-18-2015 Acquisition Processes and Contract Management Contract Oversight for Redistribution Property Assistance Team Operations in Afghanistan Needs Improvement (Project No. D2015-D000JB-0061.000) DODIG-2015-126 Objective Our objective was to determine whether DoD was providing effective contract oversight at the Redistribution Property Assistance … Continue reading

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Security guard’s grieving fiancée begs Gove to halt killer’s return from Iraq

News Security guard’s grieving fiancée begs Gove to halt killer’s return from Iraq The Sunday Times By Mark Hookham 17 May 2015 THE fiancée of a security guard who was murdered in Iraq by a British colleague just weeks before … Continue reading

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Regulating private security in Europe: status and prospects

Regulating private security in Europe: status and prospects Born, Hans, et al. Regulating private security in Europe: status and prospects. Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces (DCAF), 2007.

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Marketized soldiering: how private military companies challenge global governance, erode accountability and exacerbate conflict

Marketized soldiering: how private military companies challenge global governance, erode accountability and exacerbate conflict

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