Daily Archives: February 18, 2015

Conceptualising the Dichotomy between Private Military Contractors and Soldiers amid ‘Society’

[Translate] Conceptualising the Dichotomy between Private Military Contractors and Soldiers amid ‘Society’

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Privatising the war on drugs

[Translate] Third World Quarterly Volume 35, Issue 8, 2014 Privatising the war on drugs  Christopher Hobsona* pages 1441-1456 Abstract A defining feature of the ‘9/11 wars’ has been the prominent role played by private military and security companies (pmsc). The … Continue reading

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Neoliberalism and Public Sector Reform: Explaining Private Military Contracting in the United States

[Translate] Neoliberalism and Public Sector Reform: Explaining Private Military Contracting in the United States Title: Neoliberalism and Public Sector Reform: Explaining Private Military Contracting in the United States Author: Hickey, Neala Date: 05-Jun-2014 Type: Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave Abstract: Private Military … Continue reading

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Citizenship and the contracting out of military work: from national conscription to globalized recruitment

[Translate]  Citizenship Studies Volume 18, Issue 6-7, 2014 Citizenship and the contracting out of military work: from national conscription to globalized recruitment  Maya Eichlera* pages 600-614 Received: 26 Jul 2013 Accepted: 1 Nov 2013 Published online: 17 Jan 2014 Abstract … Continue reading

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Security Provision and States’ Authority: The Effects of Private Military and Security Actors

[Translate] Security Provision and States’ Authority: The Effects of Private Military and Security Actors Authors: Olsen, Helene Bak, Camilla Moisio, Jason Nissen, Mark Jensen, Camilla Advisor: Buur, Lars Keywords: Security Provision Social Contract PMSC Privatisation of Military State Authority Examination … Continue reading

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Theorising the use of private military and security companies: a synthetic perspective

[Translate] Journal of International Relations and Development (2014) 17, 112–141. published online 1 March 2013 Theorising the use of private military and security companies: a synthetic perspective Andreas Krucka Geschwister Scholl Institute for Political Science, University of Munich (LMU), Oettingenstr. 67, … Continue reading

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We didn’t electrocute, forcibly drug South African prisoners: G4S

[Translate] We didn’t electrocute, forcibly drug South African prisoners: G4S Reuters | 18 February, 2015 11:13 “G4S insists on the highest standards of care and we not tolerate the mistreatment of prisoners,” spokesman Nigel Fairbass said. File Photo Image by: … Continue reading

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Contingency Contracting: Contractor Personnel Tracking System Needs Better Plans and Guidance

[Translate] Contingency Contracting: Contractor Personnel Tracking System Needs Better Plans and Guidance GAO-15-250: Published: Feb 18, 2015. Publicly Released: Feb 18, 2015. View Report (PDF, 54 pages) Additional Materials: Highlights Page:  (PDF, 1 page) Full Report:  (PDF, 54 pages) Contact: Cary … Continue reading

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KBR Says Court Should Deny Bid To Revisit Iraq Fraud Suit

[Translate] KBR Says Court Should Deny Bid To Revisit Iraq Fraud Suit By Matt Sharp Law360, New York (February 17, 2015, 2:47 PM ET) — KBR Inc. urged a D.C. federal court to deny a whistleblower’s bid to revisit allegations … Continue reading

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Former Employee of Government Contractor Alleges Sexual Harassment and Retaliation

[Translate] Former Employee of Government Contractor Alleges Sexual Harassment and Retaliation By Kellie Lunney February 17, 2015 President and CEO of Garda World Stephan Cretier, a defendant in the lawsuit, speaks at a news conference in June 2011. AP Photo/The … Continue reading

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