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DynCorp loses intelligence contract

CapitalBusiness DynCorp loses intelligence contract The Washington Post Amrita Jayakumar By Amrita Jayakumar 25 August 2014 McLean-based government services contractor DynCorp has not been re-selected for two contracts worth a combined $71 million with the Vienna-based National Media Exploitation Center, … Continue reading

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Spies for Hire: Advertising by the Pinkerton Agency

Spies for Hire: Advertising by the Pinkerton Agency By the early 1890s, the 2,000 active agents and 30,000 reserves of the Pinkerton National Detective Agency were larger than the standing army of the United States. In the 1880s, the Pinkertons … Continue reading

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Lawmakers complain about shoddy intelligence contractor database

Lawmakers complain about shoddy intelligence contractor database Frustrations are rising on Capitol Hill about the intelligence community’s failure to justify its widespread use of contractors or even say exactly how many are on the federal payroll By James Arkin 11:49 … Continue reading

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Civilian Intelligence Community: Additional Actions Needed to Improve Reporting on and Planning for the Use of Contract Personnel

Civilian Intelligence Community: Additional Actions Needed to Improve Reporting on and Planning for the Use of Contract Personnel GAO-14-692T: Published: Jun 18, 2014. Publicly Released: Jun 18, 2014. Highlights View Report (PDF, 18 pages) Additional Materials: Highlights Page:  (PDF, 1 page) … Continue reading

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The Intelligence Community: Keeping Watch Over Its Contractor Workforce

The Intelligence Community: Keeping Watch Over Its Contractor Workforce June 18, 2014 10:00AM Location: SD-342, Dirksen Senate Office Building Member Statements Chairman Thomas R. Carper D (DE) Download Statement (54.4 KB) Senator Tom Coburn R (OK) Download Statement (12.5 KB)

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The Intelligence Community Needs to Keep Better Tabs on Its Contractors

Charles S. Clark Government Executive 7:56 AM ET The Intelligence Community Needs to Keep Better Tabs on Its Contractors The 17 agencies in the intelligence community must get a better handle on the extent of their reliance on contractors, witnesses told … Continue reading

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The U.S. Army Wants New(ish) Spy Planes

The U.S. Army Wants New(ish) Spy Planes Ground combat branch would take over contractors’ aircraft The U.S. Army is planning to buy three spy planes in the next fiscal year. The idea is for the ground combat branch to own … Continue reading

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Idemitsu admits it hired contractors in coal spies operation

Idemitsu admits it hired contractors in coal spies operation Date June 3, 2014 Tom Allard National Affairs Editor Idemitsu’s Rob Bridges. Mining company Idemitsu Australia Resources has admitted it contracted two companies at the centre of the extraordinary operation to … Continue reading

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NSA contractors use LinkedIn profiles to cash in on national security

Technology NSA contractors use LinkedIn profiles to cash in on national security Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP Employees and job seekers share surprisingly revealing spy project names in public posts on professional networking site May 29, 2014 5:00AM ET by Joshua Eaton … Continue reading

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CONGRESSWOMAN SHEILA JACKSON LEE CALLS FOR PASSAGE OF LEGISLATION REDUCING THE NUMBER OF FOR-PROFIT PRIVATE CONTRACTORS ENGAGED IN THE CONDUCT OF INTELLIGENCE ACTIVITIES

CONGRESSWOMAN SHEILA JACKSON LEE CALLS FOR PASSAGE OF LEGISLATION REDUCING THE NUMBER OF FOR-PROFIT PRIVATE CONTRACTORS ENGAGED IN THE CONDUCT OF INTELLIGENCE ACTIVITIES Jan 22, 2014 Jackson Lee: “When it comes to the conduct of intelligence activities, we should have … Continue reading

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