Daily Archives: June 3, 2015

Surrendering Sovereignty. The Private Military Industry, the State, and the Ideology of Outsourcing

[Translate] Surrendering Sovereignty. The Private Military Industry, the State, and the Ideology of Outsourcing  

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Contested stories of commercial security: self-and media narratives of private military and security companies

[Translate] Contested stories of commercial security: self-and media narratives of private military and security companies

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The South African Defence Review (2012) and Private Military/Security Companies (PMSCs): Heralding a shift from prohibition to regulation?

[Translate] PER vol.16 n.4 Potchefstroom Apr. 2013 The South African Defence Review (2012) and private military / security companies (PMSCs): Heralding a shift from prohibition to regulation? L JumaI; J TsaboraII ILLB (Nrb) LLM (Penn) MA (Notre Dame) LLD (UFH). Professor of Law, Rhodes University. … Continue reading

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The challenges of regulating private military companies: exploring the possibilities

[Translate] The challenges of regulating private military companies: exploring the possibilities

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Private Military and Security Companies (PMSCs) in UN-led Peacekeeping Operations: The UN’s Role as an Employer and a Regulator

[Translate] Private Military and Security Companies (PMSCs) in UN-led Peacekeeping Operations: The UN’s Role as an Employer and a Regulator

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Outsourcing responsibility for torture: Ending Impunity for PMSCs and their employees in the U.S.

[Translate] Outsourcing responsibility for torture: Ending Impunity for PMSCs and their employees in the U.S. ICL Journal © Verlag Österreich  

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Breaking The Silence: A Challenge To Executive Use Of The State Secrets Privilege To Dismiss Claims Of CIA Torture InMohamed V. Jeppesen Dataplan, Inc.

[Translate] Breaking The Silence: A Challenge To Executive Use Of The State Secrets Privilege To Dismiss Claims Of CIA Torture InMohamed V. Jeppesen Dataplan, Inc.

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Iraq Counts on Magic Wands to Stop ISIS

[Translate] Iraq Counts on Magic Wands to Stop ISIS by ICSSI Baghdad on May 17, 2015 • 14:11 No Comments Source: thedailybeast Despite warnings they didn’t work, Baghdad bought $85 million worth of gadgets that supposedly detect explosives. Today, two years … Continue reading

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207 – Ministry of Defence: Private Military and Security Companies (Answered)

[Translate] 207 – Ministry of Defence: Private Military and Security Companies (Answered) Posted by Think Defence Date: June 02, 2015 in: Parliament Mrs Madeleine Moon To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many contracts his Department has held … Continue reading

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G4S slammed for human rights abuses in Palestine

[Translate] G4S slammed for human rights abuses in Palestine 03 June 2015 3 June 2015: For Immediate release  War on Want is protesting tomorrow at the G4S AGM [1] against their continued complicity in human rights violations across the world. … Continue reading

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