Daily Archives: July 23, 2015

Updated Toolkit “Addressing Security and Human Rights Challenges in Complex Environments”

[Translate] Updated Toolkit “Addressing Security and Human Rights Challenges in Complex Environments” Jul 23, 2015 Recently the Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces (DCAF) and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) announced an updated, second … Continue reading

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Erik Prince Net Worth

[Translate] Erik Prince Net Worth How much is Erik Prince Worth? in Richest Businessmen › CEOs Erik Prince net worth: $2.4 Billion Erik Prince Net Worth: Erik Prince is an American businessman and former US Navy SEAL who has a … Continue reading

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Fake Security Contracts Costly

[Translate] Fake Security Contracts Costly By MarEx 2015-07-23 12:38:59 The Baltic and International Maritime Council (BIMCO) is alerting ship owners that some private maritime security companies (PMSC) are using unauthenticated copies of GUARDCON, which are transit agreements. GUARDCON is a … Continue reading

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Faced with migrants and terrorists is private security the answer for Med shipping?

[Translate] Faced with migrants and terrorists is private security the answer for Med shipping? By Charlie Bartlett from London As if it is not enough for shipping in the Mediterranean that it is being seen as a migrant rescue service, … Continue reading

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PMSCs linked with arms smuggling in SE Asian waters

[Translate] PMSCs linked with arms smuggling in SE Asian waters July 17th, 2015 Sam Chambers Asia, Piracy 1 comments Kuala Lumpur: Private maritime security companies transiting Malaysian waters need to be careful. A local newspaper claimed today that a number … Continue reading

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Whither the Private Maritime Security Companies of Asia?

[Translate] Whither the Private Maritime Security Companies of Asia? By MarEx 2014-04-18 20:49:00 LT Scott Cheney-Peters, a surface warfare officer in the U.S. Navy Reserve and the former editor of Surface Warfare magazine, gives his opinions on private maritime security … Continue reading

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Watchdog for Afghan Reconstruction Thinks Redactions Are for [REDACTED] Jenna McLaughlin

[Translate] Photo: Bill O’Leary/Washington Post/Getty Watchdog for Afghan Reconstruction Thinks Redactions Are for [REDACTED] Jenna McLaughlin July 22 2015, 4:30 p.m. John Sopko, the special inspector general for Afghanistan reconstruction, doesn’t believe in redactions. If lives are at risk, he says, … Continue reading

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Special Inspector Gen. Sopko Cautiously Optimistic Over Afghanistan’s Future

[Translate] July 21, 2015 Special Inspector Gen. Sopko Cautiously Optimistic Over Afghanistan’s Future Afghanistan reconstruction, costing over $110 billion since 2002, is the largest U.S. reconstruction project ever. “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times.”

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Watchdog Tries to Verify Coordinates of Afghan Health Clinics; Gets a Surprise

[Translate] Watchdog Tries to Verify Coordinates of Afghan Health Clinics; Gets a Surprise Jenna McLaughlin July 1 2015, 1:44 p.m. When the official watchdog overseeing U.S. spending on Afghanistan asked the U.S. Agency for International Development recently for details about the … Continue reading

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Private Military and Security Companies: A transnational legal approach

[Translate] Private Military and Security Companies: A transnational legal approach

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