Daily Archives: October 7, 2014

Privatizing the struggle against Somali piracy

[Translate] Small Wars & Insurgencies Volume 24, Issue 1, 2013 Privatizing the struggle against Somali piracy Scott Fitzsimmonsa* pages 84-102 Abstract Pirate attacks against commercial vessels in the Western Indian Ocean and nearby seas reached an unprecedented level in 2011. … Continue reading

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On the Effectiveness of Private Security Guards on Board Merchant Ships off the Coast of Somalia–Where is the Piracy? What are the Legal Ramifications?

[Translate] On the Effectiveness of Private Security Guards on Board Merchant Ships off the Coast of Somalia–Where is the Piracy? What are the Legal Ramifications? Authors: Dubner, Barry Hart1,2,3,4 Pastorius, Claudia5,6 Source: North Carolina Journal of International Law & Commercial … Continue reading

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A WOLF BY THE EARS: U.S. POLICY FAILURES, REEORM, AND THE NECESSITY OE PRIVATE MILITARY SECURITY CONTRACTORS, 2003-2013

[Translate] A WOLF BY THE EARS: U.S. POLICY FAILURES, REEORM, AND THE NECESSITY OE PRIVATE MILITARY SECURITY CONTRACTORS, 2003-2013. Authors: Gambone, Michael D. McGarry, J. Source: Yale Journal of International Affairs; Winter2014, Vol. 9 Issue 1, p25-39, 15p

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The regulation of private military and security contractors

[Translate] The regulation of private military and security contractors Source: Proceedings of the Annual Meeting-American Society of International Law. 107 (Annual 2013): p199. Copyright: COPYRIGHT 2013 American Society of International Law http://www.asil.org Full Text: This panel was convened at 9:00 … Continue reading

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Janin, Hunt. Mercenaries in medieval and Renaissance Europe

[Translate] Janin, Hunt. Mercenaries in medieval and Renaissance Europe Author(s): C.M. Nakashian Source: CHOICE: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries. 51.5 (Jan. 2014): p913. Document Type: Book review, Brief article Copyright: COPYRIGHT 2014 American Library Association CHOICE Janin, Hunt. Mercenaries in … Continue reading

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HUNGER GAMES

[Translate] HUNGER GAMES WPS: Defense & Security By Alexander Stepanov Versiya, No. 38, September 30 – October 06, 2013, p. 8 7 October 2013 (c) 2013 WPS Russian Media Monitoring Agency. EXPERIMENTS OF OUTSOURCING IMPLEMENTATION RESULTED IN COLLAPSE IN LOGISTIC … Continue reading

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USIS cuts 1,200 jobs after government ends contracts with company

[Translate] USIS cuts 1,200 jobs after government ends contracts with company Legal Monitor Worldwide 4 October 2014The beleaguered company that conducted background checks on former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden and Washington Navy Yard gunman Aaron Alexis slashed 1,200 … Continue reading

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Snowden Vetter Altegrity’s Loans Plunge: Distressed Debt

[Translate] Snowden Vetter Altegrity’s Loans Plunge: Distressed Debt By Laura J. Keller Oct 1, 2014 12:08 PM ET Altegrity Inc., the security firm that vetted former intelligence contractor Edward Snowden, has about six months until it runs out of money … Continue reading

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THE PRICE IS RIGHT: Hostage-taking is big business for the pirates and terrorists who increasingly use it as a lucrative source of revenue

[Translate] G2: THE PRICE IS RIGHT: Hostage-taking is big business for the pirates and terrorists who increasingly use it as a lucrative source of revenue. But, more surprisingly, business is also booming for risk management experts trying to counter it … Continue reading

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Pirates Pose Risk to Employers

[Translate] Pirates Pose Risk to Employers Texas Lawyer By by BRIAN BECKCOM 14 July 2014 Pirate-infested waters in the Gulf of Guinea pose the largest ongoing threat to U.S. mariners in the world. Several factors have contributed to a sharp … Continue reading

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