Daily Archives: May 27, 2012

The Rise of Private Maritime Security Companies: Part One: A Look at the Use of Maritime Security Guards or PCASP

[Translate] SomaliReport Policy WATCH Analysis The Rise of Private Maritime Security Companies Part One: A Look at the Use of Maritime Security Guards or PCASP By DAVID ISENBERG 05/26/2012 ©Somalia Report Armed Security Guard At Sea The number of companies … Continue reading

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Book Discussion “Outsourcing War and Peace”: Laura Dickinson responds to Stanger, Pearlstein, Walker, Horton and Borgen

[Translate] Book Discussion “Outsourcing War and Peace”: Laura Dickinson responds to Stanger, Pearlstein, Walker, Horton and Borgen by Laura Dickinson [Laura Dickinson is the Oswald Symister Colclough Research Professor of Law at the George Washington University Law School in Washington … Continue reading

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Book Discussion “Outsourcing War and Peace”: Laura Dickinson responds to Steve Vladeck

[Translate] Book Discussion “Outsourcing War and Peace”: Laura Dickinson responds to Steve Vladeck by Laura Dickinson [Laura Dickinson is the Oswald Symister Colclough Research Professor of Law at the George Washington University Law School in Washington DC.] This is the … Continue reading

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Book Discussion “Outsourcing War and Peace”: Outsourcing and Organizational Culture

[Translate] Book Discussion “Outsourcing War and Peace”: Outsourcing and Organizational Culture by Laura Dickinson [Laura Dickinson is the Oswald Symister Colclough Research Professor of Law at the George Washington University Law School in Washington DC.] This is the fifth day … Continue reading

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Book Discussion “Outsourcing War and Peace”: Contractor Accountability as a Barrier to SOFAs

[Translate] Book Discussion “Outsourcing War and Peace”: Contractor Accountability as a Barrier to SOFAs by Scott Horton [Scott Horton is a Contributing Editor of Harper’s Magazine and a Lecturer-in-Law at Columbia Law School.] This is the fourth day in our … Continue reading

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Book Discussion “Outsourcing War and Peace”: Intelligence Contracting and the Ballad of Dewey Clarridge

[Translate] Book Discussion “Outsourcing War and Peace”: Intelligence Contracting and the Ballad of Dewey Clarridge by Chris Borgen This is the third day in our discussion of Professor Dickinson’s book Outsourcing War and Peace: Preserving Public Values in a World … Continue reading

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Book Discussion “Outsourcing War and Peace”: Executive Power and Foreign Affairs Contracting

[Translate] Book Discussion “Outsourcing War and Peace”: Executive Power and Foreign Affairs Contracting by Chris Borgen This is the third day in our discussion of Professor Dickinson’s book Outsourcing War and Peace: Preserving Public Values in a World of Privatized … Continue reading

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Book Discussion “Outsourcing War and Peace”: Government Contracts Can Be a Tool to Help Protect Public Values

[Translate] Book Discussion “Outsourcing War and Peace”: Government Contracts Can Be a Tool to Help Protect Public Values by Laura Dickinson [Laura Dickinson is the Oswald Symister Colclough Research Professor of Law at the George Washington University Law School in … Continue reading

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SA man’s death highlights clash with Somali trainees

[Translate] SA man’s death highlights clash with Somali trainees May 27 2012 at 03:27pm By IVOR POWELL A confidential report on the death of a military contractor last month brings into stark focus the problems facing an SA-linked security outfit … Continue reading

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Maintenance Snafu Grounds Afghan Fleet

[Translate] Updated May 25, 2012, 10:28 a.m. ET Maintenance Snafu Grounds Afghan Fleet Air Force Planes Provided by the U.S. Have Been Out of Service for Months, Hindering Development of Kabul’s Military By NATHAN HODGE KABUL—A $275 million fleet of … Continue reading

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