Daily Archives: May 22, 2012

Supervision Without Vision: Risk Governance and PMSCs

[Translate] Supervision Without Vision: Risk Governance and PMSCs Lucas Roorda Utrecht University School of Law Utrecht Law Review, Vol. 8, No. 1, pp. 200-223, January 2012 Abstract: In the past two decades, private military and security companies (PMSCs) have become … Continue reading

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Shadow Cultures, Shadow Histories: Foreign Military Personnel in Africa 1960-1980

[Translate] Shadow Cultures, Shadow Histories Foreign Military Personnel in Africa 1960–1980 William Jeffrey Cairns Anderson   A thesis submitted for the degree of Master of Arts University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand   November 2011

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Contracting Iraq: an analysis of SIGIR’s data

[Translate] Contracting Iraq : an analysis of SIGIR’s data Title: Contracting Iraq: an analysis of SIGIR’s data Author: Metcalf, Andrew J. Description: Thesis (M.A.)–Georgetown University, 2010.; Includes bibliographical references.; Text (Electronic thesis) in PDF format. Private military contractors are a … Continue reading

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Unaccountable Soldiers: Private Military Companies and the Law of Armed Conflict

[Translate] Unaccountable Soldiers: Private Military Companies and the Law of Armed Conflict Titre: Unaccountable Soldiers: Private Military Companies and the Law of Armed Conflict Auteur: McRae, Peter Résumé: The use of Private Military Companies (PMCs) has become an increasingly common … Continue reading

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ManTech Awarded $77 Million Contract to Provide Essential and Mission Critical Support Services to the Federal Bureau of Investigation

[Translate] May 21, 2012, 8:00 a.m. EDT ManTech Awarded $77 Million Contract to Provide Essential and Mission Critical Support Services to the Federal Bureau of Investigation FAIRFAX, Va., May 21, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) — ManTech International Corporation /quotes/zigman/87046/quotes/nls/mant MANT +1.43% … Continue reading

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Private security contractors in the war on terrorism : men of honor or dogs of war?

[Translate] Private security contractors in the war on terrorism : men of honor or dogs of war?   Title: Private security contractors in the war on terrorism : men of honor or dogs of war? Author: Boler, Joseph Wayne. Description: … Continue reading

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Accused torturers should not get immunity

[Translate] Accused torturers should not get immunity Posted:   05/21/2012 10:10:27 PM MDT If you torture people, you should not be allowed to get away with it. When a group of former Iraqi detainees in two federal cases sued civilian … Continue reading

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S. 1100, Keeping Politics Out of Federal Contracting Act of 2011

[Translate] S. 1100, Keeping Politics Out of Federal Contracting Act of 2011 May 21, 2012 As ordered reported by the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs on May 16, 2012 S. 1100 would prohibit federal agencies from requiring … Continue reading

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Risk and the fabrication of apolitical, unaccountable military markets: the case of the CIA ‘Killing Program’

[Translate] Research Article Risk and the fabrication of apolitical, unaccountable military markets: the case of the CIA ‘Killing Program’1 ANNA LEANDER Abstract This article argues that risk is central in (re)producing the unaccountable commercial military/security markets that are a normal … Continue reading

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ON DEMAND ARMIES: PRIVATE MILITARY COMPANY INVOLVEMENT IN INTERNAL CONFLICTS

[Translate] ON DEMAND ARMIES:  PRIVATE MILITARY COMPANY INVOLVEMENT IN INTERNAL CONFLICTS   A Thesis submitted to the Faculty of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences of Georgetown University in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master … Continue reading

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