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Private Attorneys General v. “War Profiteers”: Applying the False Claims Act to Security Contractors in Iraq

Private Attorneys General v. “War Profiteers”: Applying the False Claims Act to Security Contractors in Iraq Bryan Terry Abstract In order to provide context for the Custer Battles court’s opinion, Part II of this Note generally describes the FCA and … Continue reading

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The Swansea Commando who refused to die – and has now helped raise £60,000 for charity

The Swansea Commando who refused to die – and has now helped raise £60,000 for charity By South Wales Evening Post  |  Posted: November 12, 2014 Gareth Evans with an American padre while recovering from a sniper wound in Iraq. … Continue reading

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Lessons From Nisour Square

Lessons From Nisour Square America 17 November 2014 Many Iraqis had come to doubt that anyone would ever be held accountable for a senseless slaughter in Baghdad in September 2007. Fourteen unarmed Iraqis were killed when private military contractors went … Continue reading

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Veterans claim contractor in charge of burn pits is responsible for lung illnesses

Veterans claim contractor in charge of burn pits is responsible for lung illnesses November 17, 2014 at 6:35 PM EST Throughout the Iraq and Afghanistan wars, all kinds of things — batteries, paint, plastic, electronics, even whole vehicles — were … Continue reading

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What the White House’s funding request could mean for Washington contractors

What the White House’s funding request could mean for Washington contractors U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel testifies before the House Armed Services Committee about the ongoing fight against the Islamic State on Nov. 13, 2014. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) By Amrita … Continue reading

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Law and Disorder – Blackwater Guards Found Guilty in 2007 Baghdad Killings

Law and Disorder November 10, 2014 » Law and Disorder November 3, 2014 Hide Player | Play in Popup | Download ——- Blackwater Guards Found Guilty in 2007 Baghdad Killings Since 2003, private military contractors have been awarded millions of … Continue reading

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KBR Fights Latest Bid For Documents In FCA Row

KBR Fights Latest Bid For Documents In FCA Row Share us on: By Andrew Westney Law360, New York (November 03, 2014, 2:41 PM ET) — KBR Inc. attacked a whistleblower’s contention that the company waived its privilege over certain documents … Continue reading

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KBR Whistleblower Defends DC Court’s Role In Doc Dispute

KBR Whistleblower Defends DC Court’s Role In Doc Dispute Share us on: By Aebra Coe Law360, New York (October 28, 2014, 5:23 PM ET) — A KBR Inc. whistleblower on Tuesday rebutted the company’s accusation that a D.C. federal court … Continue reading

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Whistleblower Pushes For KBR Docs Given Only To Gov’t

Whistleblower Pushes For KBR Docs Given Only To Gov’t Share us on: By Khadijah M. Britton Law360, New York (October 30, 2014, 6:34 PM ET) — A whistleblower asked a D.C. federal court Thursday to make KBR Inc. hand over … Continue reading

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Overseas Contractor Trends For The Last 14 Quarters

William Beaver Overseas Contractor Trends For The Last 14 Quarters Nov 7 2014 The Department of Defense reported that the number of contractors working in the CENTCOM AOR was down by 5,300 for the 4th Quarter of FY2014. To see … Continue reading

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