Monthly Archives: December 2014

Well-oiled security sector

[Translate] Business Well-oiled security sector The Sunday Independent By Simon Rowe 23 November 2014 Irish security consultants are cashing in on Africa‘s booming exploration sector as multinationals turn to them for advice on protecting their operations from terror attacks, tribal … Continue reading

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Canterbury suicide bomb victim to be buried in Glasgow

[Translate] Canterbury suicide bomb victim to be buried in Glasgow Canterbury Adscene 17 December 2014 Ronnie Jessiman, the Canterbury private security contractor who was killed in a suicide attack in Afghanistan last month, has been buried in his hometown of … Continue reading

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G4S IN PARTY ROLE

[Translate] City G4S IN PARTY ROLE Daily Mail 30 December 2014 Security giant G4S has won the job of protecting revellers at Edinburgh’s Hogmanay knees-up. The three-day celebration begins with a torchlit procession and culminates in the city’s famous New … Continue reading

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Former US firm Blackwater to train Ukrainian military for street fighting — source

[Translate] Former US firm Blackwater to train Ukrainian military for street fighting — source World December 30, 18:38 UTC+3 The month-long program includes training in marksmanship, operations by assault groups in urban conditions, close combat and combat and logistics support … Continue reading

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Is Investing in Private Security Better than Investing in National Security?

[Translate] Accessible at: http://www.e-ir.info/2014/12/22/is-investing-in-private-security-better-than-investing-in-national-security/ Is Investing in Private Security Better than Investing in National Security? JACK BUCKLEY, DEC 22 2014 THIS CONTENT WAS WRITTEN BY A STUDENT AND ASSESSED AS PART OF A UNIVERSITY DEGREE. E-IR PUBLISHES STUDENT ESSAYS & … Continue reading

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Introduction: The Use of Private Military and Security Companies by the United Nations

[Translate] Introduction: The Use of Private Military and Security Companies by the United Nations. Authors: Karska, Elżbieta1 esocha@poczta.onet.pl Karski, Karol2 kkarski@poczta.onet.pl Source: International Community Law Review. 2014, Vol. 16 Issue 4, p399-404. 6p. Subject Terms: *PRIVATE military companies * PRIVATE … Continue reading

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Private Military and Security Companies in UN Missions

[Translate] Private Military and Security Companies in UN Missions Authors: Malamud, Marina Source: Peace Review. Oct-Dec2014, Vol. 26 Issue 4, p571-577. 7p. Subject Terms: *PRIVATE military companies *POSTWAR reconstruction *PEACEKEEPING forces Abstract: The article reports on the grounds and paradoxes … Continue reading

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Could private armies fight the next major conflict?

[Translate] Could private armies fight the next major conflict? By Larry Getlen December 28, 2014 | 6:00am Members of a private security company pose on the rooftop of a house in Baghdad in 2007. Photo: Getty Images In 2004, Sean McFate … Continue reading

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USAID op undermines Cuba’s hip-hop protest scene

[Translate] USAID op undermines Cuba’s hip-hop protest scene By DESMOND BUTLER, MICHAEL WEISSENSTEIN, LAURA WIDES-MUNOZ and ANDREA RODRIGUEZ Dec. 11, 2014 11:12 PM EST 16 photos In this April 23, 2010 photo, members of Los Aldeanos, Aldo Rodriguez, left, and … Continue reading

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MODERN SAFETY AND PRIVATE SECURITY FIRMS

[Translate] Google translation – Original link in Croatian – http://www.jesenski-turk.hr/?active=knjiga&book=87928&lang=en MODERN SAFETY AND PRIVATE SECURITY FIRMS By Robert Mikac published:2013 ISBN: 978-953-222-424-5 publisher: AUTUMN AND TURK About book Although the use of the private sector in the area of ​​security … Continue reading

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