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Inside the Deadly Mississippi Riot That Pushed the Justice Department to Rein In Private Prisons

[Translate] Fatal Corrections Inside the Deadly Mississippi Riot That Pushed the Justice Department to Rein In Private Prisons Photo: Janosch Delcker for The Intercept Janosch Delcker December 17 2016, 3:02 p.m. For nearly two decades, the Bureau of Prisons has contracted … Continue reading

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From FBI reject to private warlord: the rise of George Wackenhut

[Translate] January 10, 2017 From FBI reject to private warlord: the rise of George Wackenhut File on GEO Group founder illustrates Bureau’s reluctantly close ties to for-profit security Written by Beryl Lipton Edited by JPat Brown In early February 1945, … Continue reading

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DynCorp International Awarded Contract to Provide Land Mobile Radio Support in Kosovo

[Translate] DynCorp International Awarded Contract to Provide Land Mobile Radio Support in Kosovo January 11, 2017 By dynintl_editor MCLEAN, VA – (January 11, 2017) – The U.S. Army has again awarded DynCorp International (DI) a contract to provide Land Mobile … Continue reading

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Gen. John Kelly, DHS nominee, has been quietly working for DynCorp

[Translate]   Lee Fang – Jan 10 2017, 14:05 pm Gen. John Kelly, DHS nominee, has been quietly working for DynCorp Donald Trump’s pick to lead the Department Homeland Security, retired Marine Corps Gen. John Kelly, quietly holds an adviser … Continue reading

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Vectrus Systems Corporation, December 21, 2016

[Translate] Vectrus Systems Corporation B-412581.3,B-412581.4,B-412581.5: Dec 21, 2016 Summary View Decision View Decision (PDF, 16 pages) DOCUMENT FOR PUBLIC RELEASE The decision issued on the date below was subject to a GAO Protective Order. This redacted version has been approved for … Continue reading

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Guns for hire in Hereford: inside England’s unlikely global security hub

[Translate] Guns for hire in Hereford: inside England’s unlikely global security hub With the SAS based nearby, this picturesque city has a long military history. Now Hereford is formalising its place as a major centre for a controversial industry which … Continue reading

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Rex Tillerson Could Be America’s Most Dangerous Secretary of State

[Translate] Posted on January 9, 2017 by In These Times Rex Tillerson Could Be America’s Most Dangerous Secretary of State Syndicated from post here. (Begin article) “My philosophy is to make money.”                  … Continue reading

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Leonardo Awarded $330M UK Military Helicopter Support Contract

[Translate] Leonardo Awarded $330M UK Military Helicopter Support Contract Scott Nicholas January 10, 2017 Contract Awards, News 59 Views Leonardo has secured a potential five-year, $330 million contract from the U.K.’s ministry of defense to provide training and support services for … Continue reading

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So Reviled: Plots of Revenge and Rebellion

[Translate] So Reviled: Plots of Revenge and Rebellion The Story of the East India Company’s many enemies The East India Company was a British corporation of scarcely comprehensible power and influence. After securing its complete dominance of trade from Britain … Continue reading

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Is History’s Most Ruthless Company the Future of Business?

[Translate] Is History’s Most Ruthless Company the Future of Business? The East India Company bullied and coerced its way to global supremacy—and that’s not even the worst of it. What does a corporate megapower look like? Today, it might resemble … Continue reading

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