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Somali government’s bid to control private security weapons in capital

Somali government’s bid to control private security weapons in capital BBC Monitoring Africa 28 September 2014 02:42 Text of report by Somali news website Raxanreeb on 28 September he Ministry of the National Security today imposed new regulation to deal … Continue reading

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Stop Foreign Mercenaries Waging Terror On the World, Says President Kenyatta

Stop Foreign Mercenaries Waging Terror On the World, Says President Kenyatta [press release] All Africa By by Jibril Adan 25 September 2014 07:04 New York, Sep 25, 2014 (Kenya Presidency/All Africa Global Media via COMTEX) — -President Uhuru Kenyatta has … Continue reading

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Congress’ Responsibility to Protect the Government is Paramount

Congress’ Responsibility to Protect the Government is Paramount | Commentary By Robert A. Burton Sept. 25, 2014, 5 a.m. August is usually a quiet month in Washington, but this summer’s recess was interrupted by news of a data breach at … Continue reading

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Manus security firm, G4S, responsible for February violence, says law centre

Manus security firm, G4S, responsible for February violence, says law centre Human Rights Law Centre lodges complaint with OECD saying G4S had not been held to account for its role Melissa Davey theguardian.com, Tuesday 23 September 2014 00.55 EDT A … Continue reading

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KBR Accuses DCAA Of ‘Malpractice’ In $12.5M Lawsuit

KBR Accuses DCAA Of ‘Malpractice’ In $12.5M Lawsuit Share us on: By Dietrich Knauth Law360, New York (September 17, 2014, 1:45 PM ET) — Kellogg Brown & Root Services Inc. sued the U.S. government in Delaware federal court on Tuesday, … Continue reading

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U.S. Senate passes bill curtailing conflicts of interest in security clearance contracts

U.S. Senate passes bill curtailing conflicts of interest in security clearance contracts Firms no longer would be allowed to rate their own work By Julia Harteemail 12:33 pm, September 22, 2014 Updated: 1:28 pm, September 22, 2014   Sen. Jon Tester, … Continue reading

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Employing private military and security companies causes deeper problems that can’t be tackled by regulation

Employing private military and security companies causes deeper problems that can’t be tackled by regulation M2 Presswire 22 September 2014 In recent years, private military and security companies have been used to bolster state troops in Iraq and Afghanistan. Though … Continue reading

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Rep. Cummings wants to subpoena USIS chief over fraud allegations, cyberattack

Rep. Cummings wants to subpoena USIS chief over fraud allegations, cyberattack Comments 6 Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-Md.) wants to subpoena Sterling Phillips, the chief executive of background-check contractor USIS. The lawmaker says the company has been unresponsive to questions from … Continue reading

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Will Firing One Background Check Contractor Fix the Broken Security Clearance System?

Will Firing One Background Check Contractor Fix the Broken Security Clearance System? By Charles S. Clark September 15, 2014 Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., hailed OPM’s decision to fire USIS, but critics said it could increase the clearance backlog again. Flickr … Continue reading

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Transparency crucial on private military operations

Friday, September 12, 2014 Saturday Column: Transparency crucial on private military operations By Dolph C. Simons, Jr. September 12, 2014 President Obama announced this week he intends to intensify this country’s military actions against ISIS terrorist forces but with no U.S. … Continue reading

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