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Accounting for and Managing Contractors in Contingency Operations

[Translate] Accounting for and Managing Contractors in Contingency Operations

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An Examination of the Corporate and Individual Ethical Dilemmas Faced by a Medical Defense Contractor

[Translate] NOTE: I almost NEVER comment on what I post here – I mean it has been years since I last did so – but the man who wrote this was WAY AHEAD of his time.  Everyone should read this. … Continue reading

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Obama’s DOJ Says It One More Time: Private Prisons Aren’t Working

[Translate] Obama’s DOJ Says It One More Time: Private Prisons Aren’t Working Posted by Seth Freed Wessler December 21, 2016 10:00pm In what may be the Obama administration’s parting shot on private prisons, the Justice Department inspector general found in … Continue reading

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4th Seminar on P(M)SC: Regulating the Private Security Sector Held at RACVIAC

[Translate] 4th Seminar on P(M)SC: Regulating the Private Security Sector Held at RACVIAC On Tuesday November29th, 2016, a seminar on Private (Military) Security Companies (P(M)SC)s: Regulating the Private Security Industry for the Public Good opened at the RACVIAC – Centre … Continue reading

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How Did a US-Funded Health Facility End Up in the Mediterranean Sea?

[Translate] January 4, 2017 | Cody Brooks How Did a US-Funded Health Facility End Up in the Mediterranean Sea? Gardez Hospital Under Construction. SIGAR badge and agent (inset). Photo credit: SIGAR and SIGAR / Flickr The US has spent hundreds … Continue reading

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The Business of Punishing: Impediments to Accountability in the Private Corrections Industry

[Translate] The Business of Punishing: Impediments to Accountability in the Private Corrections Industry

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Certifying Responsible Private Security Companies: Assessing the Implementation of Transparency and Disclosure Provisions

[Translate] David Sebstead Tuesday, May 24th, 2016 Certifying Responsible Private Security Companies: Assessing the Implementation of Transparency and Disclosure Provisions Photo courtesy of flicker user DVIDSHUB, licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 INTRODUCTION The ANSI/ASIS PSC.1 – 2012 Management System for … Continue reading

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If They Walk Like Lawful Combatants, and Talk Like Lawful Combatants, They Are Lawful Combatants: Defining the Status of DOD Private Security Contractors Under the Geneva Conventions

[Translate] If They Walk Like Lawful Combatants, and Talk Like Lawful Combatants, They Are Lawful Combatants: Defining the Status of DOD Private Security Contractors Under the Geneva Conventions

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‘Full Measure’: The watchdog

[Translate] ‘Full Measure’: The watchdog by Sharyl Attkisson, Sinclair Broadcast Group (Sinclair Broadcast Group) WASHINGTON (Sinclair Broadcast Group) – It began with a gas station in Afghanistan that should have cost less than $500,000, but reportedly cost $43 million U.S. … Continue reading

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MANDATORY CONTRACTOR CODES OF ETHICS AND DEFENSE PROCUREMENT INTEGRITY

[Translate] MANDATORY CONTRACTOR CODES OF ETHICS AND DEFENSE PROCUREMENT INTEGRITY

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