Daily Archives: May 22, 2014

US Government Outsourcing, the Private Military Industry, and Operation Iraqi Freedom: A Case Study in Conflict Contracting

[Translate] Title: US Government Outsourcing, the Private Military Industry, and Operation Iraqi Freedom: A Case Study in Conflict Contracting Authors: Halpin, Allison Ann Advisors: Hanley, Eric Commitee Members: Wert, Hal Obadare, Ebenezer Keywords: International relations Middle Eastern studies Political Science … Continue reading

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Private military companies: assisting the transnational capitalist class in accumulation by dispossession

[Translate] Private military companies: assisting the transnational capitalist class in accumulation by dispossession Aarseth, Tori Abstract: The topic of this thesis is the privatization of security and military services, and how the emergence of a private military industry should be … Continue reading

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The ‘Private’ Military Industry in Africa and Beyond

[Translate] The ‘private’ military industry in Africa and beyond: the corporatization of force and the consequences Sagvolden, Magne Bjerva URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1828/2633 Date: 2010-04-21 Abstract: Based on a re-articulated definition of ‘public’ and ‘private’, this thesis challenge the common understanding of … Continue reading

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Private Military Contractors Deploy or Avoid Lessons from the ‘Blackwater Scandal’ in Iraq

[Translate] Private Military Contractors: Deploy or Avoid? Lessons from the ‘Blackwater Scandal’ in Iraq Type: Physical resource Title: Private Military Contractors: Deploy or Avoid? Lessons from the ‘Blackwater Scandal’ in Iraq Author: Dam, C.T. ten Issue Date: 2010 Handle: http://hdl.handle.net/1887/20587 … Continue reading

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The Turn to Outsourcing in U.S. Intelligence

[Translate] The Turn to Outsourcing in U.S. Intelligence Simon Chesterman National University of Singapore (NUS) – Faculty of Law March 18, 2012 Simon Chesterman, ONE NATION UNDER SURVEILLANCE: A NEW SOCIAL CONTRACT TO DEFEND FREEDOM WITHOUT SACRIFICING LIBERTY, Oxford University … Continue reading

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Military, Inc. Private Military Companies And State-Centrism In International Relations

[Translate] Military, Inc. Private Military Companies And State-Centrism In International Relations. Authors: Meyering, Alexander Barrett Department of Government and International Relations Issue Date: 2012 Abstract: This study sheds light on the relationship between military privatisation and state-centrism in international relations.

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Putting security guards in their place

[Translate] Putting security guards in their place 29 Mar 2014 All of the GAC’s Sea Crime Defence System technologies can be used in combination. Security guards have been hailed as one of the best defences against piracy, but technology solutions … Continue reading

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Videotel Adds ‘Working with Maritime Security Guards’

[Translate] Videotel Adds ‘Working with Maritime Security Guards’ By Michelle Howard Thursday, May 22, 2014, 10:34 AM It is easy to forget that the use of Private Maritime Security Companies (PMSCs) has only become commonplace in the last few years … Continue reading

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Teamwork key at world cup; U.S. Embassy prepares to support Brazilian hosts, aid American fans

[Translate] SPORTS Teamwork key at world cup ; U.S. Embassy prepares to support Brazilian hosts, aid American fans Taylor Barnes, @tkbarnes, Special for USA TODAY Sports 22 May 2014, C.1 … A report in the local press said members of … Continue reading

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Incident at the Manus Island Detention Centre from 16 February to 18 February 2014 Submissions

[Translate] Home Parliamentary Business Committees Senate Committees Senate Standing Committees on Legal and Constitutional Affairs Incident at the Manus Island Detention Centre from 16 February to 18 February 2014 Submissions 29 G4S (PDF 650 KB)  Attachment 1 (PDF 148 KB)  Attachment 2 (PDF … Continue reading

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