Daily Archives: August 25, 2013

Security Professionals for Hire: Exploring the Many Faces of Private Security Expertise

[Translate] Security Professionals for Hire: Exploring the Many Faces of Private Security Expertise Millennium – Journal of International Studies January 2012 40: 303-320, first published on November 8, 2011

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Exploring PSC-military relations: Swedish officers and the private security sector in peace operations

[Translate] Exploring PSC-military relations: Swedish officers and the private security sector in peace operations Cooperation and Conflict 0010836713482554, first published on May 3, 2013 

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Private military-security companies as illegitimate actors

[Translate] Private military-security companies as illegitimate actors Gildemann, Karl URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10062/28958 Date: 2012 Abstract: This research paper is focusing on the private military-security companies (PMSC-s); these are entities that profit from the offering of military and security related expertise that … Continue reading

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Mind the “Gap”: Private Military Companies and the Rule of Law

[Translate] Mind the “Gap”: Private Military Companies and the Rule of Law Posted by Mai Truong • July 20, 2010 BY MITCHELL McNAYLOR[i] From Volume 5, Issue 2 – Spring/Summer 2010: Spotlight on Security Mitchell McNaylor is an independent scholar. … Continue reading

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Soundings: “Jeremy Scahill, Ideologue”

[Translate] City Journal Summer 2013 Soundings: “Jeremy Scahill, Ideologue” Bruce Bawer Pg. 7-9 Vol. 23 No. 3 Jeremy Scahill’s new book, Dirty Wars, is a New York Times bestseller, and his new documentary of the same name is getting lots … Continue reading

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AUSTRALIA TO BECOME FOUNDATION MEMBER OF INTERNATIONAL CODE OF CONDUCT FOR PRIVATE SECURITY SERVICE PROVIDERS ASSOCIATION

[Translate] Australian Government News August 15, 2013 Thursday 1:20 PM EST AUSTRALIA TO BECOME FOUNDATION MEMBER OF INTERNATIONAL CODE OF CONDUCT FOR PRIVATE SECURITY SERVICE PROVIDERS ASSOCIATION CANBERRA, ACT, Aug. 15 — The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade issued … Continue reading

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Specialized Resource Group Announces New Local Executive, Dignitary and VIP Protection Services

[Translate] August 16, 2013 Friday 4:53 PM EST Specialized Resource Group Announces New Local Executive, Dignitary and VIP Protection Services Aug 16, 2013 (SBWire:http://www.sbwire.com Delivered by Newstex) Los Angeles, CA — (SBWIRE[1]) — 08/16/2013 — Specialized Resource Group has announced … Continue reading

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Snowden leaks reveal UK’s secret Middle-East web surveillance base;

[Translate] The certificate authorised GCHQ to collect information about the “political intentions of foreign powers”, terrorism, proliferation, mercenaries and private military companies, and serious financial fraud. The Independent (London) August 23, 2013 Friday, First Edition Snowden leaks reveal UK’s secret … Continue reading

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