Daily Archives: May 16, 2012

Fallujah on the high seas?

[Translate] May 15, 2012 Fallujah on the high seas? Kerry Patton In 2004, armed security contractors working in Iraq were ambushed. Their bodies were brutally desecrated and hung from a bridge. This incident became known as the Fallujah incident. All … Continue reading

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Too Many Gaps – The Need for a Better Accountability Framework for Private Military and Security Contractors

[Translate] Book Discussion “Outsourcing War and Peace”: Too Many Gaps – The Need for a Better Accountability Framework for Private Military and Security Contractors by Laura Dickinson [Laura Dickinson is the Oswald Symister Colclough Research Professor of Law at the … Continue reading

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Who’ll Have the Last Laugh?

[Translate] Who’ll Have the Last Laugh? by WILLIAM FISHER (about the author) Andrew Rosenthal, the editor of the editorial pages for the New York Times, was practically ecstatic. He wrote: “Over the last several years, two private military contractors linked … Continue reading

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Defense authorization bill could bar private security contractors from Afghanistan

[Translate] FedBiz Talk Defense authorization bill could bar private security contractors from Afghanistan Washington Business Journal by Jill R. Aitoro, Senior Staff Reporter Date: Wednesday, May 16, 2012, 10:21am EDT Jill R. Aitoro Senior Staff Reporter- Washington Business Journal The … Continue reading

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