Daily Archives: December 4, 2013

Is the Reputation of Private Defense Contractors Overseas Tainted by Previous Wars?

[Translate] Is the Reputation of Private Defense Contractors Overseas Tainted by Previous Wars? Post Date: November 30, 2013 During the Iraq war, private defense contractors providing security and support outnumbered troops on the ground at points. Contractors can enhance US … Continue reading

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France to allow private security on shipping fleet: PM

[Translate] France to allow private security on shipping fleet: PM PARIS Tue Dec 3, 2013 5:27am EST PARIS (Reuters) – France will allow private security forces to protect its shipping fleet against the threat of piracy, Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault … Continue reading

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The Montreux Document: on pertinent international legal obligations and good practices for States related to operations of private military and security companies during armed conflict

[Translate] Let us not mince words. If you have any interest, any at all, in knowing how well states are doing in conforming to the best practices laid out in the 2008 Montreux Documents you need to download and read … Continue reading

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