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Monthly Archives: January 2011
The case for mercenaries in Somalia By Jeff Jacoby Globe Columnist / January 30, 2011 … What brings that colloquy to mind is a report in the New York Times that the government of Somalia is being urged to hire … Continue reading
January 27, 2011 08:00 AM Eastern Time CACI Awarded $238 Million in Contracts to Support National Security and Intelligence ARLINGTON, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–CACI International Inc (NYSE:CACI) announced today that it has been awarded approximately $238 million in previously unannounced contracts to … Continue reading
Monday, January 17, 2011 Mystery Merc Group Is Blackwater’s 34th Front Company By Spencer Ackerman If International Development Solutions, a mysterious firm partially owned by Blackwater, has its own independent office, it’s hard to find. A business records search co-locates … Continue reading
Ex-Blackwater president denies excessive force By MIKE BAKER ASSOCIATED PRESS RALEIGH, N.C. — The former president of the security firm Blackwater has denied in sworn testimony that the company’s contractors regularly used excessive force or that officials falsified travel documents.
Ex-Blackwater firm seeks to stop lawsuit Posted: Saturday, Jan. 29, 2011 The government contractor formerly known as Blackwater asked a federal judge Friday to reconsider his ruling that allows a lawsuit to proceed in the 2007 shootings of Iraqi civilians. … Continue reading
Federal News Service January 24, 2011 Monday HEARING OF THE COMMISSION ON WARTIME CONTRACTING IN IRAQ AND AFGHANISTAN (CWC) – PANEL II SUBJECT: RECURRING PROBLEMS IN AFGHAN CONSTRUCTION WITNESSES: MAJOR GENERAL JAFFREY J. DORKO, ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS; WILLIAM J. … Continue reading
War by Contract: Human Rights, Humanitarian Law, and Private Contractors by Francesco Francioni and Natalino Ronzitti Product Description The growth in scope and importance of the private military and security industry in the past decade has challenged the role of … Continue reading
January 27, 2011 08:00 AM Eastern Time CACI Awarded $238 Million in Contracts to Support National Security and Intelligence Company’s Intelligence Business Continues to Grow and Diversify ARLINGTON, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–CACI International Inc (NYSE:CACI) announced today that it has been awarded … Continue reading
It’s O-Fish-al: POGO Thinks Past Performance Information Should be Made Public Notice anything strange about this Government Accountability Office (GAO) bid protest decision? In this decision, involving a protest over the award of a Department of Defense (DoD) commissary supply … Continue reading
‘US embassy official Blackwater agent’ Fri Jan 28, 2011 11:15AM Pakistani media say the US embassy official charged with the murder of two Pakistani citizens is an agent for the notorious security firm, Blackwater.