Daily Archives: May 17, 2013

Blackwater had a use for Sharia law

[Translate] Dome: Blackwater had a use for Sharia law Published: May 16, 2013 Q. What North Carolina company wanted to use Islamic law in the United States? The private military contractor Blackwater. House bill 695, which was approved 69-42 on … Continue reading

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Relations between uniformed and contractor personnel in complex operations

[Translate] Small Wars & Insurgencies Volume 24, Issue 2, 2013 Special Issue: Explaining Coordination and Breakdown in Complex Operations Relations between uniformed and contractor personnel in complex operations Lindsay P. Cohna* pages 295-305 Published online: 30 Apr 2013

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Buying Decline: The Privatization of Foreign Intervention

[Translate] Buying Decline: The Privatization of Foreign Intervention Martha D. Beutel, University of Miami Publication Date: 2012-05-09 Availability: Embargoed Embargo Period: 2014-05-14 Degree Type: Dissertation Degree Name: Doctor of Philosophy (PHD) Department: International Studies (Arts and Sciences) Date of Defense: … Continue reading

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Searching for legitimacy – Private military and security companies (PMSCs) overcoming ingrained stereotypes

[Translate] Security Journal , (6 May 2013) | doi:10.1057/sj.2013.17 Searching for legitimacy – Private military and security companies (PMSCs) overcoming ingrained stereotypes Kathrin Herbst Abstract The transfer of power in the area of security provision from government to private companies raises the … Continue reading

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Analytical Evaluation of Contingency Contracting Operations in Iraq and Afghanistan: Capturing Critical Corporate Knowledge for the Future.

[Translate] Analytical Evaluation of Contingency Contracting Operations in Iraq and Afghanistan: Capturing Critical Corporate Knowledge for the Future. Publication Date Jan 2013 Media Count 226p Personal Author J. A. Mapp R. Ocampo Abstract The purpose of this research is to … Continue reading

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Four Killed in Attack in Kabul, Afghanistan

[Translate] Four Killed in Attack in Kabul, Afghanistan FALLS CHURCH, Va. (May 16, 2013) – Four DynCorp International personnel working on the Combined Security Transition Command – Afghanistan (CSTC-A) program were tragically killed by an explosion in Kabul, Afghanistan earlier … Continue reading

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