Daily Archives: April 7, 2013

LOGCAP demystified: a primer on LOGCAP services

[Translate] LOGCAP demystified: a primer on LOGCAP services Author(s): Malcolm G. Haynes Source: Army Sustainment. 43.6 (November-December 2011): p44. Full Text: The Logistics Civil Augmentation Program (LOGCAP) touches almost every aspect of life on a forward operating base (FOB) during … Continue reading

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Title: “A good one though rather for the foreign market”: mercenary writing and Scott’s Quentin Durward

[Translate] Title: “A good one though rather for the foreign market”: mercenary writing and Scott’s Quentin Durward Author(s): Erik Simpson Source: Studies in Romanticism. 48.4 (Winter 2009): p667. The Mercenary Context: Machiavelli, Ferguson, Smith IN THE PRINCE (1513), NICCOLO MACHIAVELLI … Continue reading

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Democracy devolved: shrinking the public sphere: (the back story of Blackwater)

[Translate] Democracy devolved: shrinking the public sphere: (the back story of Blackwater) Author(s): William A. Cohn Source: The New Presence: The Prague Journal of Central European Affairs. 12.4 (Autumn 2009): p21. Full Text: A secret government program assigned to a … Continue reading

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The new wages of war – devaluing death and injury: conceptualizing duty and employment in combat zones

[Translate] The new wages of war – devaluing death and injury: conceptualizing duty and employment in combat zones Author(s): Michael H. LeRoy Source: Stanford Law & Policy Review. 22.1 (Winter 2011): p217. Full Text: I. INTRODUCTION: THE NEW WAR-LABOR PARADIGM … Continue reading

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The Hidden World of Maritime Security (Part 1)

[Translate] The Hidden World of Maritime Security (Part 1) by Jack Murphy · April 7, 2013 Piracy has probably existed since man first took to the sea, but it took on new dimensions with the advent of commercial shipping. SOFREP … Continue reading

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Militaristic Solutions in a Weak State: Internal Security, Private Contractors, and Political Leadership in Papua New Guinea

[Translate] Militaristic Solutions in a Weak State: Internal Security, Private Contractors, and Political Leadership in Papua New Guinea Author(s): Sinclair Dinnen Source: The Contemporary Pacific. 11.2 (Fall 1999): p279. Abstract: Papua New Guinea’s Sandline affair provides the most dramatic illustration … Continue reading

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The privatization of the Canadian military: Afghanistan and beyond

[Translate] The privatization of the Canadian military: Afghanistan and beyond Author(s): David Perry Source: International Journal. 64.3 (Summer 2009): p687. Full Text: Since the end of the Cold War, nonstate actors have become increasingly important players in the security field, … Continue reading

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UNITED STATES V. PASSARO: EXERCISING EXTRATERRITORIAL JURISDICTION OVER NON-DEFENSE DEPARTMENT GOVERNMENT CONTRACTORS COMMITTING CRIMES OVERSEAS UNDER THE SPECIAL MARITIME AND TERRITORIAL JURISDICTION OF THE UNITED STATES

[Translate] Catholic University Law Review Summer, 2009 Catholic University Law Review 58 Cath. U.L. Rev. 1143 NOTE: UNITED STATES V. PASSARO: EXERCISING EXTRATERRITORIAL JURISDICTION OVER NON-DEFENSE DEPARTMENT GOVERNMENT CONTRACTORS COMMITTING CRIMES OVERSEAS UNDER THE SPECIAL MARITIME AND TERRITORIAL JURISDICTION OF … Continue reading

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CONTRACTORS AND COURTS-MARTIAL

[Translate] Tennessee Law Review Summer, 2010 77 Tenn. L. Rev. 751 CONTRACTORS AND COURTS-MARTIAL NAME: John F. O’Connor* BIO: * Partner, Steptoe & Johnson llp. B.A., University of Rochester; M.S.Sc., Syracuse University; J.D., University of Maryland School of Law. The … Continue reading

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Service jurisdiction under international law

[Translate] Service jurisdiction under international law Author(s): Rain Liivoja Source: Melbourne Journal of International Law. 11.2 (Oct. 2010): p309. Full Text: The extraterritorial criminal jurisdiction that a state exercises over members of its armed forces and various civilians associated with … Continue reading

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