Daily Archives: April 14, 2013

Executive Order 13303: Is the Bush Administration Choosing Corporations over Human Rights Actions Instituted via the Alien Tort Claims Act?

[Translate] Executive Order 13303: Is the Bush Administration Choosing Corporations over Human Rights Actions Instituted via the Alien Tort Claims Act? Rod Khavari Tulsa Journal of Comparative & International Law, Fall 2006, Vol. 14, Issue 1, 119-54 I. INTRODUCTION The … Continue reading

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Improvement of force health protection through preventive medicine oversight of contractor support

[Translate] Improvement of force health protection through preventive medicine oversight of contractor support Scott A. Mower U.S. Army Medical Department Journal. (April-June 2009): p46. U.S. Army Medical Department Center & School Unprecedented numbers of contractors are used throughout the Iraq … Continue reading

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Bypassing redundancy: resolving the jurisdictional dilemma under the Defense Base Act

[Translate] Bypassing redundancy: resolving the jurisdictional dilemma under the Defense Base Act Claire Been Washington Law Review. 83.2 (May 2008): p219. Abstract: In 1941, Congress passed the Defense Base Act (DBA) to provide workers’ compensation coverage to civilian workers employed … 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] Settling the inherently governmental functions debate once and for all: the need for comprehensive legislation of private security contractors in Afghanistan Anthony LaPlaca Public Contract Law Journal. 41.3 (Spring 2012): p745.

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The Hidden World of Maritime Security (Part 2)

[Translate] The Hidden World of Maritime Security (Part 2) by Jack Murphy · April 8, 2013 Back to the nuts and bolts of how piracy and counter-piracy works…

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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. … Continue reading

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Contractors’ Next Payday: Commando Logistics for Africa Shadow Wars

[Translate] Contractors’ Next Payday: Commando Logistics for Africa Shadow Wars By Robert Beckhusen 04.12.13 6:30 AM A Casa 212 contracted for Afghanistan drops supplies to paratroopers from the 173rd Airborne Brigade on Nov. 9, 2007. It’s now likely headed to … Continue reading

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Thatcher’s Privatizations Cast a Long Shadow

[Translate] April 9, 2013, 9:25 p.m. ET Thatcher’s Privatizations Cast a Long Shadow By CHARLES FORELLE LONDON—Margaret Thatcher, who died Monday, reshaped modern Britain by selling state-owned companies into private hands, paving the way for a spate of such dispositions … Continue reading

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New Charter Outlines Concrete Steps to Implement the International Code of Conduct for Private Security Contractors

[Translate] New Charter Outlines Concrete Steps to Implement the International Code of Conduct for Private Security Contractors 4/11/2013 by Elizabeth Holland Foley Hoag LLP – Corporate Social Responsibility The International Code of Conduct for Private Security Service Providers’ Association recently … Continue reading

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Ayotte, Blumenthal Introduce “Never Contract with the Enemy” Bill

[Translate]   Ayotte, Blumenthal Introduce “Never Contract with the Enemy” Bill   Bipartisan legislation seeks to stop taxpayer money from flowing to America’s enemies Apr 11, 2013 WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Senators Kelly Ayotte (R-NH) and Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) – … Continue reading

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