Sunday, September 21, 2008

Firm training Lebanon's ISF has had trouble elsewhere

"...Documents obtained by The Daily Star show that Dyncorp ( a private military contractor whose conduct during similar missions in Iraq and Afghanistan has been heavily criticized,) began recruiting for the ISF training program a year ago, targeting retired police officers in the United States for deployment to Lebanon.....
Dyncorp's operations have come under strong criticism in the past. Last year the US special inspector general for Iraq reconstruction, Stuart W. Bowen Jr., reported that he had found millions of dollars worth of accounting discrepancies with work done by the company....
Dyncorp was also mired in controversy in its Balkans operations, when a former employee took the company to court, alleging that "employees and supervisors from Dyncorp were engaging in perverse, illegal and inhumane behavior...."
Lebanon by makeroadssafe.

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