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ACADEMI Achieves PSC.1 Certification

ACADEMI Achieves PSC.1 Certification Globe Newswire   September 01, 2015 10:06am   RESTON, Va., Sept. 1, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — ACADEMI, a Constellis company and global provider of training, logistics and program management services, announced today that it has received … Continue reading

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Vetting Armed Private Security Personnel

Vetting Armed Private Security Personnel McConnell, Jonathan National Defense 08-01-2015 Four hundred miles from land. The nearest vessel isn’t even showing up on the radar. A container ship is sailing in the middle of the ocean. A skiff approaches, what … Continue reading

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Final Report – Taking responsibility: conditions and circumstances at Australia’s Regional Processing Centre in Nauru

Recent Allegations relating to Conditions and Circumstances at the Regional Processing Centre in Nauru Final Report Taking responsibility: conditions and circumstances at Australia’s Regional Processing Centre in Nauru 31 August 2015 © Commonwealth of Australia 2015 ISBN 978-1-76010-288-3 View the … Continue reading

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Transfield shares surge amid detention controversy

Aug 31 2015 at 10:03 AM Updated Sep 1 2015 at 7:50 AM Transfield shares surge amid detention controversy Transfield Services will continue managing detention centres on Nauru and Manus Island (pictured) for five more years. Supplied by Jenny Wiggins … Continue reading

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Plans for Assessing Contractor Performance for the Camp Lemonnier Base Operations Support Contract Needed Improvement

Audit Report 08-27-2015 Acquisition Processes and Contract Management Plans for Assessing Contractor Performance for the Camp Lemonnier Base Operations Support Contract Needed Improvement (Redacted) (Project No. D2013-D000RD-0206.000) DODIG-2015-163 Objective Our objective was to determine whether DoD officials were effectively administering … Continue reading

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POGO Supports Government Access to Contractor Labor Violations to Improve Compliance, Avoid Bad Actors, and Level the Playing Field

POGO Supports Government Access to Contractor Labor Violations to Improve Compliance, Avoid Bad Actors, and Level the Playing Field August 26, 2015 | By: Neil Gordon August 26, 2015 General Services Administration Regulatory Secretariat (MVCB) ATTN: Ms. Flowers 1800 F Street, NW, … Continue reading

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The Ethical Implications of the Use of Private Military Force: Regulatable or Irreconcilable?

Journal of Military Ethics Volume 13, Issue 1, 2014 The Ethical Implications of the Use of Private Military Force: Regulatable or Irreconcilable? Dimitrios Machairasa* pages 49-69 Published online: 08 May 2014 Abstract This paper attempts to present an examination of … Continue reading

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Inspector Critiques U.S. Spending in Afghanistan, to Dramatic Effect

Inspector Critiques U.S. Spending in Afghanistan, to Dramatic Effect By RON NIXONAUG. 24, 2015 WASHINGTON — When the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction, an American government watchdog, requested information in June about health clinics in that country funded by … Continue reading

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Accountability for private security contractor drone operators on the U.S.-Mexico border: applying lessons learned from the Middle East

Accountability for private security contractor drone operators on the U.S.-Mexico border: applying lessons learned from the Middle East Full Text: I. The United States Must Hold Private Service Contractors Accountable for the Crimes They Commit Abroad II. The Rise of … Continue reading

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Inherently Governmental Functions: A Bright Line Obscured by the Fog of War

Inherently Governmental Functions: A Bright Line Obscured by the Fog of War

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