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Part 2: Whither the PMSC of Asia?

April 21, 2014 Part 2: Whither the PMSC of Asia? By MarEx LT Scott Cheney-Peters, a surface warfare officer in the U.S. Navy Reserve and the former editor of Surface Warfare magazine, gives his opinions private military contractors’ utility and … Continue reading

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SIGAR Letter on Baghlan Prison Construction in Afghanistan

SIGAR Letter on Baghlan Prison Construction in Afghanistan State Department Press Releases And Documents 3 April 2014 Public Affairs Documents SIGAR Letter on Baghlan Prison Construction in Afghanistan Taken Question Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC Question Taken at the … Continue reading

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Guards were the aggressors; Manus Island footage reveals violence

Guards were the aggressors; Manus Island footage reveals violence Canberra Times By Michael Gordon 22 April 2014 Guards were the aggressors Manus Island footage reveals violence By Michael Gordon Papua New Guinean nationals employed as security guards on Manus Island … Continue reading

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Investigating Government Contractors: Online, April 22

Investigating Government Contractors: Online, April 22 The Particulars When: One-hour session noon or 4 p.m. ET April 22, 2014 Where: Online Instructor: Ron Nixon, domestic correspondent, The New York Times Photo by the Oregon Department of Transportation Contractors have literally … Continue reading

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Guard warned Manus was a ‘tinderbox’

Guard warned Manus was a ‘tinderbox’ The Sydney Morning Herald By Lisa Cox 19 April 2014 A G4S security guard warned that the Manus Island detention facility was “totally unprepared” for a major incident months before an Iranian asylum seeker … Continue reading

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A Brief Explanation of the Private Security Regulatory Initiatives — U.N. Inititatives

A Brief Explanation of the Private Security Regulatory Initiatives — U.N. Inititatives April 17, 2014 IRC Analysis Originally posted on Affiliate Dextra Fortis’ Blog. By: Dr. Ian Ralby. The United Nations has long had a somewhat complicated stance toward private … Continue reading

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An Assessment of Contractor Personnel Security Clearance Processes in the Four Defense Intelligence Agencies

The Department of Defense Inspector General posted the following: DODIG-2014-060  An Assessment of Contractor Personnel Security Clearance Processes in the Four Defense Intelligence Agencies  Intelligence and Special Program Assessments Report 04-14-2014 Information Assurance, Security, and Privacy, to Cyber Security An … Continue reading

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Olive Group is First Private Security Company to be Awarded Accredited Certification to the Private Security Standard (PSC1): a Key Milestone for the Company and the Industry

Olive Group is First Private Security Company to be Awarded Accredited Certification to the Private Security Standard (PSC1): a Key Milestone for the Company and the Industry DUBAI, March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – Olive Group FZ-LLC has become the first … Continue reading

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Edward Snowden’s claim that he had ‘no proper channels’ for protection as a whistleblower

Edward Snowden’s claim that he had ‘no proper channels’ for protection as a whistleblower; The former NSA contractor says there was no way to disclose information through “proper channels,” so he had to leak. Washington Post.com Glenn Kessler By Glenn … Continue reading

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Whistleblowers in the Intelligence Community

Whistleblowers in the Intelligence Community R. Scott Oswald April 10, 2014 with contributing author Tom Harrington The actions of Edward Snowden have sparked a vigorous debate over the information-collecting measures of the U.S. intelligence and security communities. What has not … Continue reading

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