Daily Archives: May 8, 2014

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

[Translate] Private motive, humanitarian intent: a theory of ethically justified private intervention Morton, Edwin D.,III URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10945/34708 Date: 2013-06 Abstract: The usual instruments of humanitarian military intervention are the regular armed forces of a state, or a group of states, … Continue reading

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Substantial Connection: The Intersection of Extraterritorial Jurisdiction and Constitutional Protections for Foreign National Contractors Serving with or Accompanying U.S. Armed Forces

[Translate] Copyright (c) 2013 Dickinson School of Law Penn State Law Review Comment: Substantial Connection: The Intersection of Extraterritorial Jurisdiction and Constitutional Protections for Foreign National Contractors Serving with or Accompanying U.S. Armed Forces Summer, 2013 Penn State Law Review … Continue reading

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Domestic Law and Regulation of the Private Military Industry

[Translate] Domestic Law and Regulation of the Private Military Industry Type: Master thesis Title: Domestic Law and Regulation of the Private Military Industry Author: Cavanna Barea, J.A.

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Labour substitution and the scope for military outsourcing

[Translate] Labour substitution and the scope for military outsourcing MacDonald, Peter (2013): Labour substitution and the scope for military outsourcing. PDF MPRA_paper_46688.pdf Download (324Kb) | Preview Abstract Abstract This article argues that the observed elasticity of substitution between military and … Continue reading

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Private Security Contractors in Afghanistan as Third-Party Propagators: Categorizing the Participation of Private Security Companies

[Translate] Private Security Contractors in Afghanistan as Third-Party Propagators: Categorizing the Participation of Private Security Companies By Asad L. Asad 2012, Vol. 4 No. 08 | pg. 3/3 This scenario suggests the nature of private security contractors as third-party propagators, … Continue reading

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Blackwaters New Battlefield: Toward a Regulatory Regime in the United States for Privately Armed Contractors Operating at Sea

[Translate] Blackwaters New Battlefield: Toward a Regulatory Regime in the United States for Privately Armed Contractors Operating at Sea. Source: Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law . Jan2014, Vol. 47 Issue 1, p331-369. 39p. Author(s): Mahard, Sean Patrick Abstract: Piracy has … Continue reading

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All for one and one in all: private military security companies as soldiers, business managers and humanitarians

[Translate] All for one and one in all: private military security companies as soldiers, business managers and humanitarians Jutta Joachima & Andrea Schneikerb Published online: 22 Apr 2014 Abstract With governments increasingly contracting private military and security companies (PMSCs) to … Continue reading

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Ensuring Contractor Accountability Overseas: A Civilian Extraterritorial Jurisdiction Act Would Be Preferable to Expansion of the False Claims Act

[Translate] Rachel M. Kelly Ensuring Contractor Accountability Overseas: A Civilian Extraterritorial Jurisdiction Act Would Be Preferable to Expansion of the False Claims Act Abstract This Note considers the advisability of amending the False Claims Act’s qui tam provisions beyond instances … Continue reading

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The Office of Transition Initiatives and the Subversion of Societies

[Translate] Weekend Edition May 2-4, 2014 Understanding the US Policy of Diplomacy, Development, and Defense The Office of Transition Initiatives and the Subversion of Societies by HORACE C. CAMPBELL Introduction On March 1, 1961, President John F. Kennedy issued an … Continue reading

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There’s no evidence that outsourcing public services ever works

[Translate] There’s no evidence that outsourcing public services ever works Very few of us believe companies such as Serco and G4S can run services. So where’s the public debate about what’s next?  David Walker, contributing editor to the Public Leaders … Continue reading

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