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Are State Department Contractors Shortchanging Whistleblowers?

Are State Department Contractors Shortchanging Whistleblowers? By Charles S. Clark April 7, 2015 Lightspring / Shutterstock.com A review of 30 top State Department contractors found that they have ethics codes for employees that investigators worry “may have a chilling effect” … Continue reading

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US Federal Business Opportunity: Department of State: INL Program Coordinator for Border/POE Security

US Federal Business Opportunity: Department of State: INL Program Coordinator for Border/POE Security  Tags:   News: Enterprise IT           Tenders:USA     This was published: 14 Feb 2015 – 03:52 pm      Tweet                  Agency: Department of State Office: Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs … Continue reading

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Department of State critized for not implementing accountability initiatives for Private Military Contractors

Department of State critized for not implementing accountability initiatives for Private Military Contractors Post Date: January 12, 2015 Despite the volume of accountability initiatives and the involvement of various governmental bodies, it is still unclear what will guide the selection … Continue reading

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Should the US Department of State Continue to Use Private Security Contractors to Protect US Diplomats

Should the US Department of State Continue to Use Private Security Contractors to Protect US Diplomats

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Defense Base Act Insurance: State Department Should Evaluate Its Open Market System and Incorporate Leading Practices into Any Future Single Insurer Solicitation

Defense Base Act Insurance: State Department Should Evaluate Its Open Market System and Incorporate Leading Practices into Any Future Single Insurer Solicitation GAO-15-194: Published: Jan 6, 2015. Publicly Released: Jan 6, 2015. Highlights Recommendations View Report (PDF, 64 pages)

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As U.S. troops return to Iraq, more private contractors follow

As U.S. troops return to Iraq, more private contractors follow By Warren Strobel and Phil Stewart WASHINGTON Wed Dec 24, 2014 1:17am EST A Shi’ite fighter walks during an intensive security deployment against Islamic State militants in Balad, north of … Continue reading

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Audit of Bureau of Diplomatic Security Worldwide Protective Services Contract Task Order 10 Kabul Embassy Security Force

UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF STATE AND THE BROADCASTING BOARD OF GOVERNORS OFFICE OF INSPECTOR GENERAL AUD-MERO-15-03 Office of Audits October 2014 Audit of Bureau of Diplomatic Security Worldwide Protective Services Contract Task Order 10 Kabul Embassy Security Force

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Probe exposes sloppy management by security firm guarding U.S. Embassy in Kabul

Probe exposes sloppy management by security firm guarding U.S. Embassy in Kabul By Luke Rosiak | November 4, 2014 | 5:00 am Topics: Watchdog Afghanistan National Security State Department Inspectors General Accountability The contractors could not show that “guards are … Continue reading

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After War: Inside the U.S. Civilian Struggle to Build Peace

After War: Inside the U.S. Civilian Struggle to Build Peace Miles, Renanah. Political Science Quarterly128.3 (Fall 2013): 489-516. Abstract (summary) Responding to the need for civilian assistance in Iraq, as well as to legislative pressure, the State Department created an … Continue reading

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The dirty secret about Obama’s Afghan plan

The dirty secret about Obama’s Afghan plan Kashmir Monitor 1 June 2014 Copyright 2014. The Kashmir Monitor WASHINGTON, June 1 — News coverage of President Barack Obama‘s speech at West Point this week focused on one seemingly hard and fast … Continue reading

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