Category Archives: State Department

Feds say ex-State Department worker steered contracts to son

Feds say ex-State Department worker steered contracts to son Associated Press Published: December 19, 2015 ALEXANDRIA, Va. — A former State Department employee has been indicted on conspiracy, wire fraud and other charges involving the awarding of $2 million in … Continue reading

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The Role of Private Security Contractors in Diplomatic Security

The Role of Private Security Contractors in Diplomatic Security October 22, 2015 | Doug Brooks Doug Brooks President Emeritus, International Stability Operations Association The Cipher Brief spoke with Doug Brooks, the President Emeritus and Founder of the International Stability Operations … Continue reading

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Bureaucratic Interests and the Outsourcing of Security: The Privatization of Diplomatic Protection in the United States and the United Kingdom

Bureaucratic Interests and the Outsourcing of Security: The Privatization of Diplomatic Protection in the United States and the United Kingdom

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AAR Airlift Responds to DynCorp Lawsuit

AAR Airlift Responds to DynCorp Lawsuit PALM BAY, Fla., Sept. 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — AAR Airlift Group, Inc. categorically denies the allegations set forth in a complaint filed by DynCorp International LLC in early September 2015 in the United States … Continue reading

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DynCorp Accuses Rival Of Espionage That Hurt Contract Bid

DynCorp Accuses Rival Of Espionage That Hurt Contract Bid By Adam Sege Law360, New York (September 8, 2015, 9:32 PM ET) — DynCorp International LLC filed suit in Florida federal court Friday alleging a rival contractor committed corporate espionage by … Continue reading

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Clinton Emails: Inside Response to POGO’s Kabul Embassy Exposé

Clinton Emails: Inside Response to POGO’s Kabul Embassy Exposé August 6, 2015 (Photo: Marc Nozell / Flickr) Buried in a State Department dump of nearly 1,400 of Hillary Clinton’s emails on Friday—many of them heavily redacted—are a series of communications documenting the … Continue reading

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Department of State to Hold Ceremony for Fallen Personnel

Ceremony for Fallen Personnel Department of State to Hold Ceremony for Fallen Personnel Media Note Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC August 3, 2015 On August 3, the Department of State will hold a ceremony to honor six security personnel … Continue reading

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REP. JASON CHAFFETZ HOLDS A HEARING ON CONSTRUCTION COSTS AND DELAYS AT THE U.S. EMBASSY IN KABUL

REP. JASON CHAFFETZ HOLDS A HEARING ON CONSTRUCTION COSTS AND DELAYS AT THE U.S. EMBASSY IN KABUL Political Transcript Wire [Lanham] 09 July 2015. HOUSE COMMITTEE ON OVERSIGHT AND GOVERNMENT REFORM JULY 9, 2015 SPEAKERS: REP. JASON CHAFFETZ, R-UTAH. CHAIRMAN … Continue reading

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Are State Department Contractors Shortchanging Whistleblowers?

Are State Department Contractors Shortchanging Whistleblowers? By Charles S. Clark April 7, 2015 Lightspring / Shutterstock.com A review of 30 top State Department contractors found that they have ethics codes for employees that investigators worry “may have a chilling effect” … Continue reading

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US Federal Business Opportunity: Department of State: INL Program Coordinator for Border/POE Security

US Federal Business Opportunity: Department of State: INL Program Coordinator for Border/POE Security  Tags:   News: Enterprise IT           Tenders:USA     This was published: 14 Feb 2015 – 03:52 pm      Tweet                  Agency: Department of State Office: Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs … Continue reading

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