Daily Archives: April 17, 2013

SOLDIERS AT SEA: THE LEGAL AND POLICY IMPLICATIONS OF USING MILITARY SECURITY TEAMS TO COMBAT PIRACY

[Translate] Southern California Interdisciplinary Law Journal Spring, 2012 21 S. Cal. Interdis. L.J. 561 SOLDIERS AT SEA: THE LEGAL AND POLICY IMPLICATIONS OF USING MILITARY SECURITY TEAMS TO COMBAT PIRACY James W. Harlow* BIO: * Copyright 2011 by James W. … Continue reading

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ETHICS, EMPLOYEES AND CONTRACTORS: FINANCIAL CONFLICTS OF INTEREST IN AND OUT OF GOVERNMENT

[Translate] Alabama Law Review 2011 62 Ala. L. Rev. 961 ETHICS, EMPLOYEES AND CONTRACTORS: FINANCIAL CONFLICTS OF INTEREST IN AND OUT OF GOVERNMENT NAME: Kathleen Clark * BIO: * Professor of Law, Washington University in St. Louis. Kathleen@wustl.edu. The research … Continue reading

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AFGHAN CORRUPTION–THE GREATEST OBSTACLE TO VICTORY IN OPERATION ENDURING FREEDOM

[Translate] Georgetown Journal of International Law Spring, 2012 43 Geo. J. Int’l L. 873 NOTE: AFGHAN CORRUPTION–THE GREATEST OBSTACLE TO VICTORY IN OPERATION ENDURING FREEDOM NAME: KEVIN T. CARROLL * BIO: * LL.M. candidate in National Security Law, Georgetown University … Continue reading

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Contract No FCA Claim for False Inspection Records

[Translate] Virginia Lawyers Weekly March 21, 2013 Thursday U.S. District Court Va. Eastern Case Summaries: March 21, 2013 Contract No FCA Claim for False Inspection Records Although an electrician who worked for a civilian contractor providing military support services in … Continue reading

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Campbell’s Soup: Due Process Concerns in Applying the Federal Anti-Bribery Statute to Noncitizen Government Contractors Overseas

[Translate] The University of Chicago Legal Forum 2012 U Chi Legal F 429 Campbell’s Soup: Due Process Concerns in Applying the Federal Anti-Bribery Statute to Noncitizen Government Contractors Overseas Cara Chomski+ BIO: + BA 2006, Carleton College; JD Candidate 2013, … Continue reading

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Margaret Thatcher ‘gave her approval’ to her son Mark’s failed coup attempt in Equatorial Guinea

[Translate] Margaret Thatcher ‘gave her approval’ to her son Mark’s failed coup attempt in Equatorial Guinea Unpublished version of memoir by former SAS officer Simon Mann records Baroness Thatcher’s endorsement of plan to depose oil-rich country’s president Daniel Boffey The … Continue reading

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Mrs. Ballarin’s War

[Translate] Mrs. Ballarin’s War The improbable tale of a West Virginia heiress the Pentagon hired to take on Somalia’s jihadists. BY MARK MAZZETTI | APRIL 15, 2013 The MV Faina, a Ukrainian-owned merchant ship, was hugging the coastline of Somalia … Continue reading

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Maritime Piracy: Armed Security a “Game Changer”

[Translate] Maritime Piracy: Armed Security a “Game Changer” Monday, April 15, 2013 Following closely upon Congressional testimony about international maritime piracy offered by a U.S. State Department official, who called the use privately contracted armed security teams a “game changer … Continue reading

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Iraq nearly gave me PTSD

[Translate] Tuesday, Apr 16, 2013 4:30 PM UTC Iraq nearly gave me PTSD During my time as a contractor, I learned that it doesn’t take a firefight to feel the effects of “shell shock” By Jeremiah Goulka A building explodes … Continue reading

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