Daily Archives: May 5, 2013

PRIVATELY CONTRACTED MILITARY FIRMS IN THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY: RECLASSIFYING, REDEFINING, AND REFORMING THE WAY WE FIGHT

[Translate] NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL MONTEREY, CALIFORNIA THESIS PRIVATELY CONTRACTED MILITARY FIRMS IN THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY: RECLASSIFYING, REDEFINING, AND REFORMING THE WAY WE FIGHT by J. Ryan Cutchin June 2012 Thesis Advisor: Thomas C. Bruneau Thesis Co–Advisor: Wade Huntley

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FRAUD, WASTE, AND ABUSE AND CONTINGENCY CONTRACTS A Cricial Assessment of DoD and Army Processes

[Translate] FRAUD, WASTE, AND ABUSE AND CONTINGENCY CONTRACTS: A CRITICAL ASSESSMENT OF DOD AND ARMY PROCESSES A thesis presented to the Faculty of the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree … Continue reading

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Private Military Companies Assisting the Transnational Capitalist Class in Accumulation by Dispossession

[Translate] Private Military Companies  Assisting the Transnational Capitalist Class in Accumulation by Dispossession The American University in Cairo, School of Humanities and Social Sciences A Thesis Submitted to The Department of Political Science In Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements For … Continue reading

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KBR verdict: Judge affirms $81 million of damages awarded to 12 Oregon soldiers for toxic exposure in Iraq

[Translate] KBR verdict: Judge affirms $81 million of damages awarded to 12 Oregon soldiers for toxic exposure in Iraq By Joany Carlin, The Oregonian on April 26, 2013 at 7:47 PM, updated April 29, 2013 at 9:25 AM Oregon Army … Continue reading

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KBR ‘disappointed’ in judge’s opinion in case brought by Oregon soldiers, will appeal

[Translate] KBR ‘disappointed’ in judge’s opinion in case brought by Oregon soldiers, will appeal By Mike Francis, The Oregonian on April 29, 2013 at 2:34 PM, updated April 30, 2013 at 9:44 AM KBR Inc. is “disappointed” and “strongly disagrees” … Continue reading

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Private contracting of U.S. Air Force combat capabilities in future conflicts

[Translate] Private contracting of U.S. Air Force combat capabilities in future conflicts by Kenneth M. Poindexter Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School 2011-12

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Corporations that Kill: Prosecuting Blackwater

[Translate] Corporations that Kill: Prosecuting Blackwater David Kinley University of Sydney – Faculty of Law Odette Murray University of Sydney – Faculty of Law November 18, 2010

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“Erinys International: Spinning for the private military

[Translate] Mittwoch, Juli 13th, 2011 “Erinys International: Spinning for the private military By Steven Harkins and David Miller With billions of dollars of government and corporate contracts to be won in conflict hotspots such as Iraq and the Congo, today’s … Continue reading

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Clients and Enablers

[Translate] Clients and Enablers Clients and Enablers Adventures of a Would Be Arms Dealer 2 May 2013   According to Mark Galeotti, nation-states, mercenaries and corruption are all part of a social superstructure that facilitates the privatization of violence and … Continue reading

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Military Jurisdiction Over Civilians: Why the Supreme Court Should Grant Cert. in Ali

[Translate] Hard National Security Choices Military Jurisdiction Over Civilians: Why the Supreme Court Should Grant Cert. in Ali By Steve Vladeck Friday, May 3, 2013 at 6:57 AM Next Thursday, the Supreme Court will decide whether or not to grant … Continue reading

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