Daily Archives: April 18, 2013

Selective privatization of security: why American strategic leaders choose to substitute private security contractors for national military force

[Translate] Selective privatization of security: why American strategic leaders choose to substitute private security contractors for national military force Stanley, Bruce Edwin Dissertation Publication Date: 2012 Graduation Month: May Degree: Doctor of Philosophy Department: Security Studies Program Major Professor: Jeffrey … Continue reading

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The Cosmopolitan Warrior? Views of Patriotism and Citizenship from Private Military Company Contractors with Implications for Nationality

[Translate] Title: The Cosmopolitan Warrior? Views of Patriotism and Citizenship from Private Military Company Contractors with Implications for Nationality Author(s): Lohmann, Jessica S. Advisor(s): Rothbart, Daniel Keywords:   Issue Date: 1-Feb-2012 Abstract: The increased use of private military company (PMC) … Continue reading

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Contractors and the cost of war: research into economic and cost-effectiveness arguments

[Translate] Contractors and the cost of war: research into economic and cost-effectiveness arguments Harris, Neil J. Date: 2006-12 Abstract: Since the end of the Cold War, the Department of Defense has led unprecedented efforts in outsourcing and privatization. Empirically, private … Continue reading

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Does Private Military Companies represent a threat or an asset to the Swedish Armed Forces regarding re-recruitment with the focus on the soldiers of FS21?

[Translate] Does Private Military Companies represent a threat or an asset to the Swedish Armed Forces regarding re-recruitment with the focus on the soldiers of FS21? Author: Pärnering, Mikael (Swedish National Defence College)

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PRIVATE MILITARY COMPANIES AND STATE SOVEREIGNTY: AN ENGLISH SCHOOL APPROACH TO REGULATION AND ITS CONSEQUENCES

[Translate] PRIVATE MILITARY COMPANIES AND STATE SOVEREIGNTY: AN ENGLISH SCHOOL APPROACH TO REGULATION AND ITS CONSEQUENCES Boone, Michael Date: 2011-09-06 Abstract: The growth and prevalence of the private military industry has led many to conclude that the state has outsourced … Continue reading

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Filling The Void: Private Security Providers and Their Implications for United States Military Operations in Iraq and Beyond

[Translate] Filling The Void: Private Security Providers and Their Implications for United States Military Operations in Iraq and Beyond Howard Prentiss Shores III, Florida State University Date of Defense 2-25-2008 Abstract While the use of private contractors in United States … Continue reading

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Suing Organized Piracy: An Application of Maritime Torts to Pirate Attacks, and Subsequent Civil Actions Against the Supporters of Organized Piracy

[Translate] Roger Williams University Law Review Fall, 2011 16 Roger Williams U. L. Rev. 655 Note & Comment: Suing Organized Piracy: An Application of Maritime Torts to Pirate Attacks, and Subsequent Civil Actions Against the Supporters of Organized Piracy Alistair … Continue reading

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Afghan National Police Main Road Security Company Inspection:

[Translate] Afghan National Police Main Road Security Company Inspection The inspection covered the Afghan National Police main road security company and found the project was behind schedule and may not be sustainable.  SIGAR observed at the time of the inspection … Continue reading

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Review Of The American Reconstruction Of Iraq, An Interview With Former Deputy Special Inspector General for Iraq Reconstruction Ginger Cruz

[Translate] Wednesday, April 3, 2013 Review Of The American Reconstruction Of Iraq, An Interview With Former Deputy Special Inspector General for Iraq Reconstruction Ginger Cruz Ginger Cruz is currently the CEO of Mantid International, and most recently completed several evaluation … Continue reading

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FINAL REMINDER: RAND Corporation Launches Contractor Health and Well-being Study

[Translate] FINAL REMINDER: RAND Corporation Launches Contractor Health and Well-being Study If you are a private contractor with deployment experience: The RAND Corporation, a non-partisan, non-profit institution that helps improve policy and decisionmaking through research and analysis, is sponsoring a … Continue reading

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