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Let's Tell It Like It Is, IPOA Annual Summit 2010

By David Isenberg at Huffington Post

I have, on occasion, in the past been critical of IPOA (formerly the International Peace Operations Association and now the Association of the Stability Operations Industry), the Washington, DC-based trade association for private military and security contractors. 573 more words

Civilian Contractors

Security contractors could face new rules

Roxanna Tiron at The Hill

House defense authorizers are pressing ahead with efforts to weed out fraud, waste and performance debacles that have plagued private security contractors in Iraq and Afghanistan. 445 more words

Civilian Contractors

CNA loses USAID Defense Base Act Contract 2010

CNA has just lost it’s contract with the State Department to poorly provide Defense Base Act Insurance benefits on USAID contracts.  Allied World Assurance, brand new to the DBA… 354 more words

Defense Base Act

IPOA Director: Critics of private contractors “don’t understand what the industry does”

The International Peace Operations Association has an admirable goal in mind, promoting higher standards and requiring ethical operations of their membership.

We support the IPOA and it’s  goals but would like to see some support for the injured employees some of their members have abused. 626 more words

Civilian Contractors

Already Finding a Market in Haiti: US Private Security Companies Offer "Services" in Haiti

In the face of tremendous human suffering from last week’s earthquake in Haiti, one private security company has already found a market for itself amongst the mass graves and rubble in Haiti. 378 more words

Human Rights