Daily Archives: November 23, 2012

Are Private Military Companies (PMCs) Exempted from Geneva Conventions?

[Translate] Are Private Military Companies (PMCs) Exempted from Geneva Conventions? Written by Richard Rousseau, Contributor | 23 November 2012 The privatization of a growing number of tasks and responsibilities which once seemed to be reserved as the sole responsibility of … Continue reading

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From Mercenaries to Contractors

[Translate] From Mercenaries to Contractors Posted on October 3, 2012 by Ori Swed Upcoming presentation at Go-Betweens: Crossing Borders – An Interdisciplinary Conference at The University of Texas at Austin. Session B3: ‘Human Rights? Social Justice?‘ October 12, 2012. 3:40 … Continue reading

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Senators McCaskill & Collins demand answers on $70 million settlement with contractor

[Translate] Senators McCaskill & Collins demand answers on $70 million settlement with contractor by Greta Van Susteren Nov 20 2012 – 9:58 PM ET Senators see ‘harm to taxpayers’ in government’s decision to pay contractor for inadequate and incomplete work … Continue reading

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