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Governmental sites of major suppliers of Private Military and Security Companies and/or private security and military personnel (e.g. the US, the UK, South Africa, Australia, and Israel), governments that have recently passed mercenary-prohibition bills (e.g. France and New Zealand), and receptors of PMCs and PSCs (e.g. Afghanistan and Iraq).
 
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DIRECTORY: Official Federal Government Web Sites of the Executive Branch: http://www.loc.gov/rr/news/fedgov.html

The White House:http://www.whitehouse.gov/ | [En Español]: http://www.whitehouse.gov/espanol

Department of State (DoS): http://www.state.gov/ (previous administration: http://secretary.state.gov/)

- Bureau of Political-Military Affairs: http://www.state.gov/t/pm/

Department of Defense (DoD):  http://www.defenselink.mil/

- Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA). http://www.dia.mil/

- European Command (USEUCOM). http://www.eucom.mil/

- US Army Materiel Command. AMC Mission: To provide superior technology, acquisition support, and logistics to ensure dominant land force capability for Soldiers, the United States and our Allies. AMC manages the Logistics Civil Augmentation Program (LOGCAP): http://www.army.mil/info/organization/unitsandcommands/commandstructure/amc/

> Doing business with AMC: The Army Materiel Command seeks an active and ongoing dialogue with its current and potential contractors and partners.

Partnership Opportunities: Partnerships are agreements between an Army facility and one or more private industry entities to perform work or utilize the Army's facilities and equipment.

Office of Small Business Programs: OSBP ensures that a fair portion of contract awards, percentage of total U.S. business dollars, is placed with: small business, small disadvantaged business, women-owned small business, HUBZone small business, service-disabled veteran-owned small business, and historically black colleges, universities and minority institutions.

Department of Homeland Security (DHS). In the aftermath of the terrorist attacks against America on September 11th, 2001, President George W. Bush decided 22 previously disparate domestic agencies needed to be coordinated into one department to protect the nation against threats to the homeland: http://www.dhs.gov/

> Doing business with DHS: Policies and regulations and business opportunities.

Contract Opportunities: Current contracting opportunities, forecasts of contract opportunities, specialized science and technology opportunities and FedBizOpps justification and approval documents.

Acquisition Policies & Regulations: Get Information on the Department of Homeland Security acquisition policies, regulations, forms and other resources.

Central intelligence Agency (CIA): http://www.cia.gov/

National Security Agency (NSA): http://www.nsa.gov/

> Doing business with NSA: NSA has developed a number of programs to facilitate business relationships and forge partnerships between industry and this Agency.

US Embassy in Baghdad, Iraq: http://iraq.usembassy.gov/

US Embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan: http://afghanistan.usembassy.gov/

Office of the Special Inspector General for Iraq Reconstruction. SIGIR, reporting to the Secretaries of State and Defense, is the successor to the Coalition Provisional Authority Office of Inspector General (CPA-IG). SIGIR was created in October 2004 by a congressional amendment to Public Law 108-106 (55KB PDF), triggered by the June 28, 2004, dissolution of the CPA. http://www.sigir.mil/

United States Agency for International Development (USAID). USAID plays a critical role in the United States's effort to  stabilize countries and build responsive local governance; we work on the same problems as our military using a different set of tools. We also ease the transition between conflict and long-term development by investing in agriculture, health systems and democratic institutions: http://www.usaid.gov/

- The Office of Civilian Response (USAID OCR) . Established in 2009 to oversee training, equipping, and deploying mission-ready civilian experts for crisis stabilization, reconstruction and conflict transformation operations worldwide, the USAID OCR's mission is to rapidly mobilize highly qualified technical experts providing critical development skills in support of USAID and USG civilian operations essential to crisis prevention, response, recovery and transition efforts, and to help the Agency prepare for such action. http://www.usaid.gov/...

- USAID history: TEXT | PICTURE

United States Government Counterinsurgency Initiative. Facilitating unity of effort in COunterINsurgency (COIN) operations: http://www.usgcoin.org/

Law of the US pertaining the sanctioning of private military/security services is available at the LEGAL (US) page

 

 

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