Daily Archives: August 12, 2012

Medieval Security in the Modern State

[Translate] Space and Polity, Vol. 14, No. 3, 251 – 269, December 2010 Medieval Security in the Modern State JOSHUA WOODS [Paper first received, April 2009; in final form, April 2010] Abstract. The size of the private security industry has … Continue reading

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SETTLING THE INHERENTLY GOVERNMENTAL FUNCTIONS DEBATE ONCE AND FOR ALL: THE NEED FOR COMPREHENSIVE LEGISLATION OF PRIVATE SECURITY CONTRACTORS IN AFGHANISTAN.

[Translate] Public Contract Law Journal,  Spring 2012, Vol. 41, Issue 3 SETTLING THE INHERENTLY GOVERNMENTAL FUNCTIONS DEBATE ONCE AND FOR ALL: THE NEED FOR COMPREHENSIVE LEGISLATION OF PRIVATE SECURITY CONTRACTORS IN AFGHANISTAN. By Anthony LaPlaca Contents I. INTRODUCTION II. FRAMING … Continue reading

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SOUTH AFRICAN PRIVATE SECURITY CONTRACTORS ACTIVE IN ARMED CONFLICTS: CITIZENSHIP, PROSECUTION AND THE RIGHT TO WORK

[Translate] S BOSCH AND M MARITZ      PER / PELJ 2011(14)7 71 / 261 SOUTH AFRICAN PRIVATE SECURITY CONTRACTORS ACTIVE IN ARMED CONFLICTS: CITIZENSHIP, PROSECUTION AND THE RIGHT TO WORK S Bosch and M Maritz Introduction Since the end of the … Continue reading

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The Role of Private Military and Security Companies in Modern Warfare: Impacts on Human Rights

[Translate] The Role of Private Military and Security Companies in Modern Warfare Impacts on Human Rights by Jose L. Gómez del Prado Global Research, August 11, 2012 The Brown Journal of World Affairs Private military and security companies (PMSC) have … Continue reading

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Privately Contracted Armed Security Personnel IMO Guidance and Vetting Arrangement with “Flag Victor”

[Translate] No. 11 2012/2013 – Privately Contracted Armed Security Personnel: IMO Guidance and Vetting Arrangement with “Flag Victor” West of England P&I August 2012 Dear Sirs The Managers are pleased to announce that preferential terms for Members have been agreed … Continue reading

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Another shambles as G4S is entrusted with running asylum seeker housing

[Translate] Another shambles as G4S is entrusted with running asylum seeker housing John Grayson , 9 August 2012 While the world’s biggest security firm has suffered international humiliation over its mishandling of the London Olympics, another more modest piece of … Continue reading

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Tierney Introduces Legislation on Wartime Contracting Accountability

[Translate] Tierney Introduces Legislation on Wartime Contracting Accountability The bill seeks to curb the billions in waste, fraud, and abuse. August 8, 2012 Congressman John Tierney — Ranking Member of the House Oversight Committee’s Subcommittee on National Security, Homeland Defense … Continue reading

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Contractor pleads guilty in fraud involving Iraq property

[Translate] Contractor pleads guilty in fraud involving Iraq property By Guillermo Contreras Updated 11:14 p.m., Thursday, August 9, 2012 A contractor pleaded guilty Thursday to making false statements to defraud U.S. taxpayers on a $1.27 million contract in Iraq. Jill Ann Charpia … Continue reading

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