Daily Archives: April 24, 2015

The Use of Private Force by the United Nations to Coercively Prevent or Halt Gross Violations of the ‘Responsibility to Protect’ Doctrine

[Translate] The Use of Private Force by the United Nations to Coercively Prevent or Halt Gross Violations of the ‘Responsibility to Protect’ Doctrine Author: Morgan Riley1 Source: Global Responsibility to Protect, Volume 5, Issue 2, pages 215 – 232 Subjects: … Continue reading

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Doppelgangers of the state: private security and transferable legitimacy

[Translate] Doppelgangers of the state: private security and transferable legitimacy   Phelps, Martha Lizabeth. Politics & Policy 42.6 (2014): 824+. The U.S. national military hires private security companies (PSCs) to operate in zones of conflict. This article introduces the concept … Continue reading

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Blackwater’s New Battlefield: Toward a Regulatory Regime in the United States for Privately Armed Contractors Operating at Sea

[Translate] Blackwater’s New Battlefield: Toward a Regulatory Regime in the United States for Privately Armed Contractors Operating at Sea Mahard, Sean Patrick. Vand. J. Transnat’l L. 47 (2014): 331.

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Commercialisation of Warfare and Shadow Wars: Private Military Companies as Strategic Tools

[Translate] Commercialisation of Warfare and Shadow Wars: Private Military Companies as Strategic Tools Author: Mohlin, Marcus Source: St Antony’s International Review, Volume 9, Number 2, February 2014, pp. 24-38(15) Abstract: It is frequently argued that the existence of Private Military Security … Continue reading

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“Ensuring Contractor Accountability Overseas: A Civilian Extraterritorial Jurisdiction Act Would Be Preferable to Expansion of the False Claims Act.”

[Translate] Kelly, Rachel M. “Ensuring Contractor Accountability Overseas: A Civilian Extraterritorial Jurisdiction Act Would Be Preferable to Expansion of the False Claims Act.” Wm. & Mary Bus. L. Rev. 5 (2014): 591-647.

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All for one and one in all: private military security companies as soldiers, business managers and humanitarians

[Translate] Cambridge Review of International Affairs Volume 27, Issue 2, 2014 All for one and one in all: private military security companies as soldiers, business managers and humanitarians Jutta Joachima & Andrea Schneikerb pages 246-267 Published online: 22 Apr 2014 … Continue reading

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The Players: Private Military and Security Companies (PMSCs) in the Humanitarian Space

[Translate] Conflict and Catastrophe Medicine 2014, pp 67-90 Date: 22 Nov 2013 The Players: Private Military and Security Companies (PMSCs) in the Humanitarian Space James Grant MPhil, MRCSEd, MCEM, DTM&H, RAMC Abstract The change in the post-Cold War climate has … Continue reading

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Warlord, Inc. – The Private Security System of Afghanistan

[Translate] Warlord, Inc. – The Private Security System of Afghanistan  Hannah Gauss University of Cape Town May 2014

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Review of Civilian warrior: the inside story of Blackwater and the unsung heroes of the war on terror

[Translate] Critical Studies on Terrorism Civilian warrior: the inside story of Blackwater and the unsung heroes of the war on terror, by David Cobourn and Erik Prince Peter Finn a Politics Department, Kingston University, London, UK Published online: 24 Oct … Continue reading

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Military contractors belie myth of U.S. leaving Afghanistan and Iraq

[Translate] Military contractors belie myth of U.S. leaving Afghanistan and Iraq: Robert Weiner and Daniel Wallace (Opinion) In this photograph taken Sept. 10, 2010, an Afghan soldier looks out from a guard tower above the Pir Mohammed school, in Zhari … Continue reading

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