Daily Archives: October 17, 2014

The Rise of Privatised Military Firms During and After the Cold War

[Translate] Motes 1 Mr Kindred Motes International Security Studies MA International Relations, University of Essex Autumn Term 2013 The Rise of Privatised Military Firms During and After the Cold War I. Introduction The end of the Cold War in 1991 … Continue reading

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The Privatisation of ‘the Core Business of UN Peacekeeping Operations’: any Legal Limit?

[Translate] Forthcoming “The Privatisation of ‘the Core Business of UN Peacekeeping Operations’: any Legal Limit?”, forthcoming in International Community Law Review, 2014 Uploaded by Mirko Sossai Abstract: The purpose of the present analysis is to investigate whether the law of … Continue reading

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Companies and Combat Operations: Regulating Private Military Companies After the War on Terror

[Translate] Companies and Combat Operations: Regulating Private Military Companies After the War on Terror Uploaded by Sara Mc Guire Abstract: The privatization of warfare has led to increasing state reliance on private military companies (PMCs) in the conduct of security … Continue reading

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Framework to Private Military and Security Contractors: The International Regulation of PMSC Compliance With Human Rights Objectives

[Translate] Forthcoming Framework to Private Military and Security Contractors: The International Regulation of PMSC Compliance With Human Rights Objectives Uploaded by Sara Mc Guire Abstract: Private military companies are a ubiquitous facet of the military apparatus of developed states. The … Continue reading

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Goldmine A Critical Look at the Commercialization of Afghan Demining

[Translate] Goldmine  A Critical Look at the Commercialization of Afghan Demining  For paper click above link

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Is there an appropriate role for Private Military Companies (PMCs) in the contemporary security context?

[Translate] Is there an appropriate role for Private Military Companies (PMCs) in the contemporary security context? … Click above link for paper

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The Consequences of Privatizing Security

[Translate] The Consequences of Privatizing Security 11 November 2013 By Linn Kristin Klausen Controversy over private security companies sparked late last month in Malaysia as the country experienced two armed robberies by security guards. This follows closely after public outcry … Continue reading

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War by Contract. The Scope, Drivers and Implications of Military Privatisation

[Translate] War by Contract. The Scope, Drivers and Implications of Military Privatisation

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What Were the Consequences of the Iraq War Contracts?

[Translate] What Were the Consequences of the Iraq War Contracts? Introduction “The good Lord didn’t see fit to put oil and gas only where there are democratically elected regimes friendly to the United States. Occasionally we have to operate in … Continue reading

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DynCorp International Named Major Contractor of the Year by the Army Aviation Association of America

[Translate] DynCorp International Named Major Contractor of the Year by the Army Aviation Association of America Business Wire 16 October 2014 08:00, MCLEAN, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–October 16, 2014– DynCorp International (DI) today announced that it has been recognized by the Army … Continue reading

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