Daily Archives: August 14, 2014

As troops head back to Iraq as ‘advisers,’ more contractors can’t be far behind

[Translate] In the Loop As troops head back to Iraq as ‘advisers,’ more contractors can’t be far behind  By Al Kamen August 14 at 7:00 AM Follow @KamenInTheLoop Displaced Iraqis from the Yazidi community near the Syria-Iraq border (AP Photo/ … Continue reading

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Why Private Security Part 3

[Translate] Christopher Mayer Director, Armed Contingency Contractor Policies and Programs at US Department of Defense Why Private Security Part 3 August 13, 2014 On review, I see that in my first post I wrote that I would next cover conditions … Continue reading

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Why Private Security Part 2

[Translate] Christopher Mayer Director, Armed Contingency Contractor Policies and Programs at US Department of Defense Why Private Security Part 2 July 16, 2014 Back in April, I wrote that I would address the question of using PSCs as replacement for … Continue reading

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Why Private Security?

[Translate] Christopher Mayer Director, Armed Contingency Contractor Policies and Programs at US Department of Defense Why Private Security? April 28, 2014 There are many issues which surround the use of private security providers in armed conflict and similar environments. I … Continue reading

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Serco says Government is ‘keen to help us’ get through rough patch

[Translate] Serco says Government is ‘keen to help us’ get through rough patch  LUCY TOBIN  Wednesday 13 August 2014 The Government is back on side with Serco, just a year after the emergence of the multi-million pound offender tagging scandal, the outsourcer’s … Continue reading

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The Rise of Private Military Companies (Part 1/2)

[Translate] The Rise of Private Military Companies (Part 1/2) By   Even Kuross •   August 13, 2014 Follow @evenkuross Even KurossEven Kuross is a Contributing Editor (International Security) at Fair Observer. He is also a The changing climate of warfare, … Continue reading

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