Daily Archives: January 1, 2014

Contractors at war: the transformation of US expeditionary operations

[Translate] Defense & Security Analysis Volume 29, Issue 2, 2013 Contractors at war: the transformation of US expeditionary operations DOI:10.1080/14751798.2013.787799 M. J. Williamsa* pages 170-171 Published online: 06 Jun 2013  

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Outsorcing of Security to private Military Contractors: State Responsibilities: Sovereingty Issues

[Translate] Sunday, Nicholas. Outsorcing of Security to private Military Contractors: State Responsibilities: Sovereingty Issues GRIN Verlag, 2013. The monopoly of the use of force granted to modern States by its citizens is a relatively new phenomenon. Private armies have been … Continue reading

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Privatization of peacekeeping: UN’s institutional capacity to control Private Military and Security Companies

[Translate] Privatization of peacekeeping: UN’s institutional capacity to control Private Military and Security Companies Yigit, Huseyin URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10945/37747 Date: 2013-09 Abstract: Private Military and Security Companies (PMSCs) are perceived as a cost-effective alternative to the national troops contributed by member … Continue reading

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The Reluctant Mercenary: Vulnerability and the ‘Whores of War’ The Reluctant Mercenary: Vulnerability and the ‘Whores of War’

[Translate] Journal of Military Ethics Volume 12, Issue 3, 2013 The Reluctant Mercenary: Vulnerability and the ‘Whores of War’ DOI:10.1080/15027570.2013.847536 Ben Frasera* pages 235-251 Published online: 01 Nov 2013 Abstract

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Mercenaries reloaded? Applicability of the notion of ‘mercenaries’ in relation to private military companies and their employees

[Translate] Mercenaries reloaded? Applicability of the notion of ‘mercenaries’ in relation to private military companies and their employees Journal Acta Juridica Hungarica Publisher Akadémiai Kiadó ISSN 1216-2574 (Print) 1588-2616 (Online) Issue Volume 54, Number 4/December 2013 Pages 367-383 DOI 10.1556/AJur.54.2013.4.5 … Continue reading

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The Privatization of War and the Problem for Distinction

[Translate] Homayun, Avista. “The Privatization of War and the Problem for Distinction.” Carleton Review of International Affairs Volume II-Fall 2013 26.3 (2013): 1.

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Privately Contracted Armed Security Personnel (PCASP) On Ships in High Risk Areas: Impacts, Concerns and Challenges

[Translate] Titahena, John, and Karen Sumser-Lupson. ” Privately Contracted Armed Security Personnel (PCASP) On Ships in High Risk Areas: Impacts, Concerns and Challenges. Prediction and Recognition of Piracy Efforts Using Collaborative Human-Centric Information Systems~ autofilled~ (2013): 23.

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Towards a normative explanation: understanding Western state reliance on contractors using Social Contract theory

[Translate] Global Change, Peace & Security: formerly Pacifica Review: Peace, Security & Global Change Volume 25, Issue 3, 2013     Towards a normative explanation: understanding Western state reliance on contractors using Social Contract theory   DOI: 10.1080/14781158.2013.808179 Andreas Kriegab* … Continue reading

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Firm’s founder has secured top award

[Translate] Firm’s founder has secured top award Published on the 27 December 2013 12:00 THE founder of an Edinburgh-based security firm has been named Entrepreneur of the Year at the WeDo Scotland awards. Putting on a kilt, buying tins of … Continue reading

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