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Information Operations in a Contingency Environment: Summary of Weaknesses Identified in Reports Issued From October 6, 2006, Through November 7, 2013

Audit Report 03-27-2015 Joint Warfighting and Readiness Information Operations in a Contingency Environment: Summary of Weaknesses Identified in Reports Issued From October 6, 2006, Through November 7, 2013 (Project No. D2015-D000CF-0108.000) DODIG-2015-100 The report is Classified. To request a copy, … Continue reading

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KBR, Inc., Burn Pit Litigation

re KBR, Inc., Burn Pit Litigation

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US v Ali.pdf

US v Ali.pdf

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Criminal liability of civilian contractors in Iraq and Afghanistan

Criminal liability of civilian contractors in Iraq and Afghanistan Ingrid L. Price Source: Stanford Journal of International Law. 49.2 (Summer 2013): p491. I. INTRODUCTION II. THE GAPING HOLE: MILITARY CONTRACTORS IN IRAQ AND AFGHANISTAN III. MILITARY EXTRATERRITORIALITY JURISDICTION ACT IV. … Continue reading

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Adrenaline junkie Kiwi dies in Iraq

Adrenaline junkie Kiwi dies in Iraq MARIKA HILL Last updated 09:13, March 22 2015 Chris Skelton/Fairfax NZ Shock loss: Lance and Cyprian Pereira mourn their father Raphael (Raph) Pereira, who died in Iraq. It was to be the end of a … Continue reading

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Families of Beheaded Security Workers in Iraq Lose Appeal

Families of Beheaded Security Workers in Iraq Lose Appeal By ADAM KLASFELD (CN) – Families of U.S. contractors kidnapped and beheaded in Iraq almost a decade ago lost their appeal challenging the government policies they say contributed to their relatives’ … Continue reading

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Fourth Circuit allows Alien Tort Statute claim against Abu Ghraib contractor

Foreign relations law – Alien Tort Statute – Fourth Circuit allows Alien Tort Statute claim against Abu Ghraib contractor Harvard Law Review. 128.5 (Mar. 2015): p1534. Case note FOREIGN RELATIONS LAW–ALIEN TORT STATUTE–FOURTH CIRCUIT ALLOWS ALIEN TORT STATUTE CLAIM AGAINST … Continue reading

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Ambush and aftermath: contractors and bureaucracy on the interagency battlefield

Ambush and aftermath: contractors and bureaucracy on the interagency battlefield  Paul Christopher  Military Review. 90.1 (January-February 2010): p117. http://usacac.army.mil/CAC2/MilitaryReview [ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] WHEN CONFRONTING BUREAUCRATIC OBSTACLES, common sense should override formal procedures that are in place to serve military missions. Standard … Continue reading

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Blackwater’s Unsung Heroes

Blackwater’s Unsung Heroes By James Stewart and Sara Gray Wednesday, March 18, 2015 at 11:21 AM In a recent discussion of newly released memos on torture in the War on Terror, David Cole has surmised that “had anyone had the temerity … Continue reading

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Iraq war anniversary: Remembering Blackwater

Iraq war anniversary: Remembering Blackwater By Belen Fernandez | Al Jazeera – 6 hours ago “My company’s history is a proud tale of performance excellence and driven entrepreneurialism.” So writes Erik Prince, the founder and former CEO of history’s most notorious private … Continue reading

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