Daily Archives: August 7, 2015

The Interpretive Guidance on the Notion of Direct Participation in Hostilities: A Critical Analysis

[Translate] The Interpretive Guidance on the Notion of Direct Participation in Hostilities: A Critical Analysis

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US and Coalition Casualties in Iraq and Afghanistan

[Translate] US and Coalition Casualties in Iraq and Afghanistan

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Unaccountable: The Current State of Private Military and Security Companies

[Translate] Criminal Justice Ethics Volume 31, Issue 3, 2012 Special Issue:   Private Military and Security Companies (PMSCs) and the Quest for Accountability Unaccountable: The Current State of Private Military and Security Companies  Marcus Hedahl* pages 175-192 Published online: 12 … Continue reading

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International markets for security and military assistance

[Translate] International markets for security and military assistance Roy Isbister1, Tom Donnelly1 1: Saferworld, United Kingdom 01 Oct 2012 The paper outlines how at best, international markets in military and security assistance can help state security services to provide responsive … Continue reading

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State control over private military and security companies in armed conflict

[Translate] State control over private military and security companies in armed conflict

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The United States, PMSCs and the state monopoly on violence: Leading the way towards norm change

[Translate] The United States, PMSCs and the state monopoly on violence: Leading the way towards norm change This is an Author’s Accepted Manuscript of an article published in Security Dialogue, Volume 44, Number 1, 2013, pp.53-71 (copy right Sage). The … Continue reading

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Attitudes, Values and Professional Self-Conceptions of Private Security Contractors in Iraq: An Exploratory Study

[Translate] Attitudes, Values and Professional Self-Conceptions of Private Security Contractors in Iraq: An Exploratory Study

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Exploring PSC-military relations: Swedish officers and the private security sector in peace operations

[Translate] Exploring PSC-military relations: Swedish officers and the private security sector in peace operations Joakim Berndtsson joakim.berndtsson@globalstudies.gu.se University of Gothenburg Abstract The increasing reliance on private security companies (PSCs) in and around international peace operations has created new public–private constellations, … Continue reading

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The experiences of security industry contractors working in Iraq: An interpretative phenomenological analysis

[Translate] The experiences of security industry contractors working in Iraq: An interpretative phenomenological analysis

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DynCorp International continues maintenance services for U.S. Navy

[Translate] DynCorp International continues maintenance services for U.S. Navy by Richard Tomkins Mclean, Va. (UPI) Aug 4, 2015 disclaimer: image is for illustration purposes only DynCorp International is to continue to provide maintenance and logistics support at the Naval Air … Continue reading

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