Daily Archives: December 8, 2014

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 Added 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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The Application of Ruggie’s ‘Protect, Respect and Remedy’ Framework to Private Military and Security Contractors: The International Regulation of PMSC Compliance With Human Rights Objectives

[Translate] Forthcoming The Application of Ruggie’s ‘Protect, Respect and Remedy’ Framework to Private Military and Security Contractors: The International Regulation of PMSC Compliance With Human Rights Objectives Added by Sara Mc Guire Abstract: Private military companies are a ubiquitous facet … Continue reading

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International Standards for the Private Security Industry

[Translate] International Standards for the Private Security Industry Added by Dirk Siebels Abstract: Private security companies have recently been the subject of increased attention not only because of their large-scale involvement in US operations in Iraq and Afghanistan, but also … Continue reading

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Constructing and Consuming “Security” as a Commodity. Implications of a Marketization of Force

[Translate] Note: This is a paper for a conference (and, consequently, a work in progress). Constructing and Consuming “Security” as a Commodity. Implications of a Marketization of Force. Paper presented in 2013 at the EISA, under review. Added by Cyril … Continue reading

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Special Forces’ $77M ‘Hustler’ Hits Back

[Translate] Kevin Maurer Out From the Shadows 12.08.14 Special Forces’ $77M ‘Hustler’ Hits Back First he worked for U.S. commandos. Then he made millions. Then the American government seized his money. Now, for the first time, Hikmatullah Shadman is publicly … Continue reading

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