Daily Archives: April 28, 2015

The Blurring of Lines Between Combatants and Civilians in Twenty-First Century Armed Conflict

[Translate] The Blurring of Lines Between Combatants and Civilians in Twenty-First Century Armed Conflict Sims, Nicholas J. Mr. USMC Command and Staff College Marine Corps University 2076 South Street Quantico, VA 22134

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The Use of Private Security by the United Kingdom and the Subsequent Impacts on Operational Planning

[Translate] The Use of Private Security by the United Kingdom and the Subsequent Impacts on Operational Planning Monograph ARMY COMMAND AND GENERAL STAFF COLLEGE FORT LEAVENWORTH KS SCHOOL OF ADVANCED MILITARY STUDIES Scott, Ryan J Full Text : http://www.dtic.mil/get-tr-doc/pdf?AD=ADA612321 Report … Continue reading

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Military privatisation and its impact on the nature of warfare

[Translate] Military privatisation and its impact on the nature of warfare  Melbourne Journal of Politics 32 (2007): 6+.  Abstract The rise and proliferation of private military companies (PMCs) came in response to the changing political, strategic and economic environment following … Continue reading

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The role of French private military companies in the security privatization sector: specific features of the French approach and a comparison with Anglo-Saxon private military companies/

[Translate] The role of French private military companies in the security privatization sector: specific features of the French approach and a comparison with Anglo-Saxon private military companies/ Role francouzskych soukromych vojenskych spolecnosti v sektoru privatizace bezpecnosti: specificke znaky francouzskeho pristupu … Continue reading

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The Rise of Privatized Policing: How Crisis Capitalism Created Crisis Cops

[Translate] The Rise of Privatized Policing: How Crisis Capitalism Created Crisis Cops Tuesday, 28 April 2015 00:00 By Candice Bernd, Truthout | Report (Image: Jared Rodriguez / Truthout) On February 13, 2014, Thomas Michalak and Cheryl LaBash, who organize with … Continue reading

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Serco Awarded $20 Million Single-Award IDIQ to Support U.S. Navy Price Fighters Program

[Translate] A private company is going to advise the government on how to better contract with private companies. Hmmmm! Serco Awarded $20 Million Single-Award IDIQ to Support U.S. Navy Price Fighters Program RESTON, Va., April 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Serco Inc., … Continue reading

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What Blackwater, Oklahoma, and the Extractive Sector Have in Common: U.S. National Action Plan on Business and Human Rights

[Translate] What Blackwater, Oklahoma, and the Extractive Sector Have in Common: U.S. National Action Plan on Business and Human Rights Blog Entry by Justmeans in Corporate Social Responsibility Monday, April 20, 2015 – 4:00pm Guest blog by Kendyl Salcito and … Continue reading

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For Firms in Northern Iraq, Self-Help Should Be Better than None at All

[Translate] For Firms in Northern Iraq, Self-Help Should Be Better than None at All Sectarianism in the Middle East by FPA Administrator  |  on April 22nd, 2015  |  0 comments By Dr. Oren Litwin In an explosive campaign last year, … Continue reading

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Edinburgh International Achieves PSC.1 Accreditation

[Translate] Edinburgh International Achieves PSC.1 Accreditation 02 Apr DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (March 31, 2015)—Edinburgh International (EI), a leading provider of security and risk management solutions worldwide and a member company of Constellis Group, today announced that it has received … Continue reading

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Interview – Paul Higate

[Translate] Interview – Paul Higate E-International Relations, Apr 22 2015 Image via Flickr by Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung Paul Higate is Reader in Gender and Security at the University of Bristol. Prior to entering academia, Paul was in the Royal Air Force for … Continue reading

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