Daily Archives: February 16, 2014

Heterologous and Homologous Perspectives on the Relation Between Morality and Organization

[Translate] Heterologous and Homologous Perspectives on the Relation Between Morality and Organization Illustration of Implications for Studying the Rise of Private Military and Security Industry Masoud Shadnam1 1NEOMA Business School, France Masoud Shadnam, Strategy and Entrepreneurship Department, NEOMA Business School … Continue reading

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Privatization of Military Capability Has Gone Too Far: A Response to Lindy Heinecken’s “Outsourcing Public Security: The Unforeseen Consequences for the Military Profession”

[Translate] Privatization of Military Capability Has Gone Too Far: A Response to Lindy Heinecken’s “Outsourcing Public Security: The Unforeseen Consequences for the Military Profession” Paul R. Camacho camacho1625@hotmail.com Abstract This article is a response to Lindy Heinecken’s “Outsourcing Public Security: … Continue reading

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Bridging the Security gap in Ghana: The role of Private Security Actors

[Translate] Bridging the Security gap in Ghana: The role of Private Security Actors Amadu Musah Abudu, Yusif Nuhu, Joseph Kofi Nkuah Abstract Traditionally, the police have been the mechanism for protecting the right to security. Policing is an authority conferred … Continue reading

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Risk and Private Military Work

[Translate] Risk and Private Military Work Carolyn Gallaher Article first published online: 27 MAY 2011 DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-8330.2011.00893.x Antipode Volume 44, Issue 3, pages 783–805, June 2012 Keywords: military privatization; class; private military contracting; risk; geoeconomic Abstract:  To date geography has paid … Continue reading

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The private military industry and neoliberal imperialism: Mapping the terrain

[Translate] The private military industry and neoliberal imperialism: Mapping the terrain Richard Godfrey Jo Brewis Jo Grady Chris Grocott University of Leicester, UK Richard Godfrey, School of Management, University of Leicester, University Road, Leicester LE1 7RH, UK. Email: rg148@le.ac.uk Abstract … Continue reading

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CAN SELF-REGULATION WORK? LESSONS FROM THE PRIVATE SECURITY AND MILITARY INDUSTRY

[Translate] CAN SELF-REGULATION WORK? LESSONS FROM THE PRIVATE SECURITY AND MILITARY INDUSTRY Daphne Richemond-Barak, Interdisciplinary Center, Herzliya Abstract Various efforts have been undertaken in recent years to clarify the legal framework governing the outsourcing of security and military functions to … Continue reading

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Liberia: Mercenaries’ Recruiter Arrested

[Translate] The New Dawn (Monrovia) Liberia: Mercenaries’ Recruiter Arrested By Winston W. Parley, 14 February 2014 Related Topics A French man alleged to have recruited a number of Ivorian mercenaries on the Liberian side of the border with Ivory Coast … Continue reading

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Independent Contractor in Afghanistan Pleads Guilty to His Role in Offering $54,000 in Bribes to a U.S. Government Official

[Translate] Independent Contractor in Afghanistan Pleads Guilty to His Role in Offering $54,000 in Bribes to a U.S. Government Official U.S. Attorney’s Office February 14, 2014 Eastern District of New York (718) 254-7000(718) 254-7000 Earlier today at the federal courthouse … Continue reading

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Food for thought: PTI quizzes govt over presence of foreign security firms

[Translate] Food for thought: PTI quizzes govt over presence of foreign security firms By Our Correspondent Published: February 7, 2014 Asks what measures are in place to prevent the entry of foreign contractors. PHOTO: FILE ISLAMABAD: A key figure of the … Continue reading

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Contractor from Las Vegas killed in Afghanistan bombing

[Translate] Posted  February 11, 2014 – 11:29pm Contractor from Las Vegas killed in Afghanistan bombing ASSOCIATED PRESS CENTRALIA, Wash. — His family says a Las Vegas man was one of two civilian contractors killed Monday by a suicide car bomb … Continue reading

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