Category Archives: Homeland Security

Feds Tap Data Surveillance Firm for Money Laundering Investigations

Feds Tap Data Surveillance Firm for Money Laundering Investigations Chamille White/Shutteerstock.com By Aliya Sternstein April 23, 2014 The federal government has tapped data surveillance provider Palantir to help civilian intelligence agencies collaborate on money laundering investigations. The five-year $9.9 million … Continue reading

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Homeland Defense Advisory Firm Taps Into Demand for Market Intelligence

4/19/2014   Homeland Defense Advisory Firm Taps Into Demand for Market Intelligence   By Sandra I. Erwin    

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They Are Watching You The National Security State and the U.S.-Mexican Border

Posted by Todd Miller at 8:00am, April 22, 2014. Follow TomDispatch on Twitter @TomDispatch. … They Are Watching You The National Security State and the U.S.-Mexican Border By Todd Miller With the agility of a seasoned Border Patrol veteran, the … Continue reading

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Homeland Security wants private firm to give access to nationwide license plate information

The Canadian Press February 19, 2014 9:21pm Homeland Security wants private firm to give access to nationwide license plate information WASHINGTON – The Homeland Security Department is proposing that a private company give it access to a nationwide database of … Continue reading

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Border security CBP awards $145 million border towers contract to Elbit

Border security CBP awards $145 million border towers contract to Elbit Published 6 March 2014 DHS’s Customs and Border Protection(CBP) has awarded Elbit Systems of America, a subsidiary of Israeli based Elbit Systems, a $145 million contract for the Integrated … Continue reading

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Is Homeland Security Building a Mercenary Unit? DHS to Hire “Top Secret” Domestic Security Force

Is Homeland Security Building a Mercenary Unit? DHS to Hire “Top Secret” Domestic Security Force By Paul Joseph Watson Global Research, November 06, 2013 5 November 2013 The Department of Homeland Security is to spend $19 million dollars on a … Continue reading

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CACI Awarded a Prime Position on Department of Homeland Security Enterprise-wide Information Technology Contract

Oct. 30, 2013, 12:00 p.m. EDT CACI Awarded a Prime Position on Department of Homeland Security Enterprise-wide Information Technology Contract New EAGLE II Contract to Support Comprehensive IT Service Delivery   ARLINGTON, Va., Oct 30, 2013 (BUSINESS WIRE) — CACI … Continue reading

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Deputizing Homeland Security

Deputizing Homeland Security Michaels, Jon D. Texas Law Review 88.7 (Jun 2010): 1435-1473. Abstract (summary) In the wake of the attacks of Sep 11, 2001, private actors have come to occupy a remarkably prominent place in efforts to identify and … Continue reading

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THE BATTLEFIELD PREEMPTION DOCTRINE: PREEMPTING TORT CLAIMS AGAINST CONTRACTORS ON THE BATTLEFIELD TO PRESERVE FEDERAL INTERESTS IN WARTIME MATTERS

THE BATTLEFIELD PREEMPTION DOCTRINE: PREEMPTING TORT CLAIMS AGAINST CONTRACTORS ON THE BATTLEFIELD TO PRESERVE FEDERAL INTERESTS IN WARTIME MATTERS Tabriz, Sonia. Public Contract Law Journal42.3 (Spring 2013): 629-648. Abstract (summary) The battlefield preemption doctrine stems from the combatant activities exception … Continue reading

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The border protection-asylum industry

The border protection-asylum industry By Ben Bicakci 23.Aug.13 The current focus on border protection as a matter of security is a fairly recent development. As Tad Tietze discusses, even during the twentieth century there were periods in which large numbers … Continue reading

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