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Japanese national feared captured by militants in Syria

“The video can be seen at the website of Tokyo-based private military firm PMC (Private Military Company), which lists Yukawa as its chief executive, who is shown beside some right-wing Japanese activists in pictures on the site, according to AFP.” … Continue reading

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Tactical Veteran: Private security contractor jobs offer good money – with risks

Tactical Veteran: Private security contractor jobs offer good money – with risks Jul. 8, 2014 – 12:30PM   | By Steven Maieli How does a six-figure, tax-free job overseas sound? It’s well known throughout the military that what you earn while … Continue reading

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Private Military Contractor International

Click to read Private Military Contractor International April 2014 Published on 9 March 2014 in “General”, language — English. 32 pages. Issue description: Private Military Contractor International is a digital magazine specifically for PMC Operatives and companies involved in the … Continue reading

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Army Contracting Command Failed to Spot $100M in Overbilling

Army Contracting Command Failed to Spot $100M in Overbilling By Charles S. Clark May 20, 2014 6 Comments Prime contractor Northrop Grumman and subcontractor DynCorp overcharged the government anywhere from $91 million to $123 million from 2007 to 2013. Kevork … Continue reading

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And now, a hiatus

  I have some priorities to work on, so postings will resume on, or a few days after 16th of Adar II, 5774 aka March 18 2014.

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Groundbreaking Study Finds U.S. Security Industry to be $350 Billion Market

Groundbreaking Study Finds U.S. Security Industry to be $350 Billion Market ASIS International (ASIS) and the Institute of Finance and Management (IOFM) jointly announce the release of “The United States Security Industry: Size and Scope, Insights, Trends, and Data,” an … Continue reading

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Contractors Might Help Eliminate Syrian Warfare Chemicals

Contractors Might Help Eliminate Syrian Warfare Chemicals By Global Security Newswire Staff November 21, 2013 Independent contractors might help eliminate the Syrian government’s less lethal chemical-warfare materials under a proposal by an international disarmament organization, a high-level insider told the … Continue reading

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And Now for a Break

Please note the following two points. 1) As I have been blogging through 2013 without taking a vacation I’m taking a short break. Posts will resume in about a week. 2) I have published nearly 3000 posts since moving the … Continue reading

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SIGIR Final Report to Congress

The Special Inspector General for Iraq Reconstruction (SIGIR) released its final report to Congress yesterday. You can find it here.

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CACI’s Forgotten Role in Abu Ghraib (II)

Katherine Hawkins Researcher and lawyer CACI’s Forgotten Role in Abu Ghraib (II) Posted: 09/09/2013 2:28 pm Before reading this post, please read part I, on the publicly available evidence of CACI interrogators’ role in directing Charles Graner, Ivan Frederick, and … Continue reading

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