Daily Archives: August 23, 2015

From combat to non-combat action: Private military and security companies and humanitarian assistance operations in Darfur, Sudan

[Translate] From combat to non-combat action: Private military and security companies and humanitarian assistance operations in Darfur, Sudan

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The Scandinavian Approach to Private Maritime Security—A Regulatory Façade?

[Translate] The Scandinavian Approach to Private Maritime Security—A Regulatory Façade?

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REGULATING PRIVATE SECURITY COMPANIES (PSCs) AND PRIVATE MILITARY COMPANIES (PMCs) UNDER THE LAW OF TIMORLESTE

[Translate] REGULATING PRIVATE SECURITY COMPANIES (PSCs) AND PRIVATE MILITARY COMPANIES (PMCs) UNDER THE LAW OF TIMORLESTE

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The private military industry and neoliberal imperialism: Mapping the terrain

[Translate] The private military industry and neoliberal imperialism: Mapping the terrain

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The Man Who Voted Against Banning Psychologists From National Security Interrogations

[Translate] The Man Who Voted Against Banning Psychologists From National Security Interrogations By Lauren Walker 8/11/15 at 3:02 PM Retired Colonel Larry James, a former chief psychologist at Guantanamo Bay and Abu Ghraib, was part of a team that oversaw … Continue reading

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Terror, torture and psychology

[Translate] Terror, torture and psychology How America’s psychologists ended up endorsing torture Jul 28th 2015, 15:32 by E.W. | WASHINGTON, DC WHEN James Risen, a New York Times reporter, published a book last autumn accusing the American Psychological Association (APA), the … Continue reading

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Righting Governance Gone Rogue in the American Psychological Association: The Torture Scandal

[Translate] Righting Governance Gone Rogue in the American Psychological Association: The Torture Scandal By Judy Freiwirth | August 14, 2015 By a nearly unanimous vote and standing ovation, the American Psychological Association’s (APA) Council of Representatives voted August 7th, 2015, … Continue reading

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Heroism Defeats Torture at the American Psychological Association

[Translate] Heroism Defeats Torture at the American Psychological Association Posted: 08/18/2015 11:18 am EDT Updated: 08/18/2015 11:59 am EDT It was the stuff of heroes. It was “All the King’s Men”, “The Coal Miner’s Daughter”, and “The Insider” all wrapped … Continue reading

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3 Va.-based contractors are killed in Kabul

[Translate] 3 Va.-based contractors are killed in Kabul THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Afghan security forces and British soldiers inspect the site of a suicide attack in the heart of Kabul, Afghanistan, Saturday, Aug. 22, 2015. The suicide car bomber attacked a … Continue reading

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Trust-Building: Clearing Up Criminal Prosecution of Civilian Contractors

[Translate] Trust-Building: Clearing Up Criminal Prosecution of Civilian Contractors by Christina Corless

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