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Blackwater Founder Erik Prince: What Is He Up To These Days?

12/19/2014 Blackwater Founder Erik Prince: What Is He Up To These Days? By Sandra I. Erwin   Blackwater Worldwide founder Eric D. Prince once made handsome profits as a private security contractor to the U.S. government. He no longer sees … Continue reading

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Egypt universities outsource security

EGYPT PULSE إقرأ باللغة العربية نبض مصر Personnel from Falcon Group International conduct searches as students arrive for a new academic year at the main gate of Al-Azhar University during a protest, in Cairo, Oct. 12, 2014.  (photo by REUTERS/Amr … Continue reading

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G4S guards found not guilty of manslaughter of Jimmy Mubenga

G4S guards found not guilty of manslaughter of Jimmy Mubenga Terrence Hughes, Colin Kaler and Stuart Tribelnig cleared of killing Mubenga, who died as he was being deported from UK Jimmy Mubenga died on board a plane at Heathrow airport … Continue reading

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Floating arsenals: The boats full of guns for hire against pirates

7 December 2014 Last updated at 19:30 ET Floating arsenals: The boats full of guns for hire against pirates The floating armouries are generally moored in international waters around the edge of the Indian Ocean Continue reading the main story … Continue reading

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Q&A: Floating Armouries

Q&A: Floating Armouries Published on December 18, 2014 What are Floating Armouries?They are vessels used to store weapons, ammunition, and related equipment such as body armour and night vision goggles for use by Private Maritime Security Companies. They also provide … Continue reading

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Press release: Lack of regulation and oversight of floating armouries used to store weapons for Private Maritime Security Companies (PMSCs), need for international action

Press release: Lack of regulation and oversight of floating armouries used to store weapons for Private Maritime Security Companies (PMSCs), need for international action Published on December 18, 2014 12 UK companies storing weapons on floating armouries registered to black … Continue reading

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New report: Lack of regulation and oversight of floating armouries used to store weapons for Private Maritime Security Companies (PMSCs), need for international action

New report: Lack of regulation and oversight of floating armouries used to store weapons for Private Maritime Security Companies (PMSCs), need for international action Published on December 18, 2014 A new report, Floating Armouries: Implications and risks by Omega Research … Continue reading

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The gunship archipelago

The gunship archipelago Paul Rogers 18 December 2014 The growth of secretive floating armouries raises a challenge to maritime security worldwide. The MV Sinbad is a vessel of 250 gross tonnage, originally built as a fisheries patrol-boat in Sweden in … Continue reading

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48,000 Federal Employees Potentially Affected by Second Background Check Hack

48,000 Federal Employees Potentially Affected by Second Background Check Hack wk1003mike/Shutterstock.com By Nextgov Staff December 18, 2014 15 Comments This story has been updated.  The Office of Personnel Management is alerting more than 48,000 federal employees their personal information may … Continue reading

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DAI CEO James Boomgard on the Alan Gross release: ‘This is a joyful day’

DAI CEO James Boomgard on the Alan Gross release: ‘This is a joyful day’ Washington Business Journal Online By Jill R. Aitoro 18 December 2014 The CEO of an international development contractor described Wednesday as a joyful day following the … Continue reading

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