Daily Archives: August 27, 2013

Private motive, humanitarian intent: a theory of ethically justified private intervention

[Translate] Private motive, humanitarian intent: a theory of ethically justified private intervention NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL MONTEREY, CALIFORNIA THESIS by Edwin D. Morton III June 2013

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AOI, other business groups weigh in on behalf of KBR against Oregon soldiers in federal court

[Translate] AOI, other business groups weigh in on behalf of KBR against Oregon soldiers in federal court By Mike Francis, The Oregonian on August 24, 2013 at 1:34 PM, updated August 24, 2013 at 1:42 PM A group of Oregon … Continue reading

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Outsourcing, the exploitation of prisoners and my Twitter ruck with G4S

[Translate] Outsourcing, the exploitation of prisoners and my Twitter ruck with G4S Hang on. If G4S aren’t employing prisoners at £5 a day in order to boost their profits – then who is? By Alan White Published 23 August 2013 … Continue reading

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KBR Ordered to Stand Trial in Human Trafficking Case

[Translate] KBR Ordered to Stand Trial in Human Trafficking Case August 23, 2013   After a review of the evidence, a federal court today ordered the Nepali human trafficking case against Houston, Texas-based U.S. defense contractor KBR and its Jordanian … Continue reading

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In Light Of Snowden: How To Use Independent Contractors

[Translate] In Light Of Snowden: How To Use Independent Contractors Law360, New York (July 29, 2013, 12:06 PM ET) — Angel Gomez Recent events connected with Edward Snowden have captured the world’s attention. Snowden, an admitted leaker of national security … Continue reading

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Mercenaries in civil wars, 1950 – 2000

[Translate] Chojnacki, Sven; Metternich, Nils; Münster, Johannes Working Paper Mercenaries in civil wars, 1950 – 2000 Discussion papers // WZB, Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin für Sozialforschung, Schwerpunkt II Märkte und Politik, Abteilung Marktprozesse und Steuerung, No. SP II 2009-05 Provided in Cooperation … Continue reading

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Civilian Contractors Operating in the Battlefield: Could They be Mercenaries?

[Translate] Civilian Contractors Operating in the Battlefield: Could They be Mercenaries? Amer Mahmud, United States Air Force Academy Abstract Civilian contractors operating in the battlefield can easily escape the requirements of being classified as a mercenary under the current international … Continue reading

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