Daily Archives: June 21, 2013

Lending an “Invisible Hand” to the Navy: Armed Guards as a Free Market Assistance to Defeating Piracy

[Translate] Case Western Reserve Journal of International Law Fall, 2012 45 Case W. Res. J. Int’l L. 545 Lending an “Invisible Hand” to the Navy: Armed Guards as a Free Market Assistance to Defeating Piracy Brittany E. Pizor*

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US linguists could face jail over contractor disagreement

[Translate] US linguists could face jail over contractor disagreement By Steven Beardsley Published: June 14, 2013 Arabic linguists Maher Al Masri, left, and Ramzi Zinnekah wait inside a Kuwaiti jail cell in a photo Zinnekah said was taken by a … Continue reading

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SIGAR Alert Letter warns of prime contractors not paying Afghan subs

[Translate] June 20 Today SIGAR released an alert letter warning State, DoD and USAID of serious problems involving failure of prime contractors to pay subcontractors in Afghanistan. SIGAR’s letter (attached) reports that evidence has come from multiple credible sources, and … Continue reading

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Prying Private Eyes

[Translate] New York Times June 20, 2013 Prying Private Eyes Whatever one thinks about Edward Snowden and his revelations about government snooping, the case has been a useful reminder of the extent to which the government has outsourced intelligence work … Continue reading

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Privatization’s Progeny

[Translate] Georgetown Law Journal April, 2013 101 Geo. L.J. 1023 Privatization’s Progeny JON D. MICHAELS * BIO: * Assistant Professor of Law, UCLA School of Law. (c) 2013, Jon D. Michaels. SUMMARY: … Hardly a repudiation of that which motivates … Continue reading

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Marine Insurance Jurisdiction and Piracy: Threats Foreign and Domestic

[Translate] University of San Francisco Maritime Law Journal 2012 / 2013 25 U.S.F. Mar. L.J. 37 Marine Insurance, Jurisdiction and Piracy: Threats Foreign and Domestic By Forrest Booth* BIO: * Forrest Booth (Amherst College, B.A. 1968; Harvard Law School, J.D. … Continue reading

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