Daily Archives: November 7, 2013

Why becoming a Private Security Contractor cannot be explained by motivation

[Translate] Why becoming a Private Security Contractor cannot be explained by motivation Posted on November 7, 2013 by strifeadmin Leave a comment In the third instalment of the Private Contractor Series, the focus is on individual contractors. Alison Hawks argues that … Continue reading

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Overpriced or Out of Sight: What subsistence history teaches us about contractors and tactical logistics at war

[Translate] Overpriced or Out of Sight: What subsistence history teaches us about contractors and tactical logistics at war Posted on October 30, 2013 by strifeadmin Leave a comment In this, our second instalment in the PMSCs series, Jill Russell will be … Continue reading

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The politics of condottieri arms in Renaissance Italy, or why Machiavelli loathed mercenaries

[Translate] The politics of condottieri arms in Renaissance Italy, or why Machiavelli loathed mercenaries Posted on October 25, 2013 by strifeadmin Contracting for military and security services is an extremely old phenomenon, emerging many centuries previous to the latest generation of … Continue reading

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Professor plagiarism case concluded

[Translate] Professor plagiarism case concluded 6 November 2013 By Jonathan Munshaw, Editor-in-Chief No Comments The University has concluded its investigation into potential plagiarism by professor Benjamin A. Neil. Provost Timothy Chandler could not say exactly what the results of the … Continue reading

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