Daily Archives: August 31, 2015

Undermining Human Security

[Translate] Undermining Human Security

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The Ethical Implications of the Use of Private Military Force: Regulatable or Irreconcilable?

[Translate] Journal of Military Ethics Volume 13, Issue 1, 2014 The Ethical Implications of the Use of Private Military Force: Regulatable or Irreconcilable? Dimitrios Machairasa* pages 49-69 Published online: 08 May 2014 Abstract This paper attempts to present an examination … Continue reading

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War, law, jurisdiction, and juridical othering: private military security contractors and the Nisour Square massacre

[Translate] War, law, jurisdiction, and juridical othering: private military security contractors and the Nisour Square massacre Katia Snukal Department of Geography and Planning, University of Toronto, 100 St George Street, Toronto M5S 1A1, Canada Emily Gilbert Canadian Studies Program and … Continue reading

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“Privatized” Militarism: A New Era?

[Translate] “Privatized” Militarism: A New Era? Carl Boggs The growth of U.S. militarism over the past few decades appears to have moved beyond the confines of the Pentagon behemoth, with the rapid expansion of corporate warriors – referred to here … Continue reading

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Where Should We Draw the Line?: Governance, Public Values, and Outsourcing National Security

[Translate] Public Integrity Volume 17, Issue 2, 2015 Where Should We Draw the Line?: Governance, Public Values, and Outsourcing National Security Charles Garofaloa* pages 189-202 Published online: 24 Mar 2015 Abstract Public administration scholarship tends to assume a broad, underlying … Continue reading

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What the Research on PMSCs Discovered and Neglected: An Appraisal of the Literature

[Translate] Contemporary Security Policy Volume 36, Issue 2, 2015 What the Research on PMSCs Discovered and Neglected: An Appraisal of the Literature

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Remaking Soldier-Citizens: Military Privatization and the Biopolitics of Sacrifice

[Translate] Remaking Soldier-Citizens: Military Privatization and the Biopolitics of Sacrifice Author: Baggiarini, Bianca Source: St Antony’s International Review, Volume 9, Number 2, February 2014, pp. 9-23(15) Buy Article: Abstract: This paper questions how military privatization has the potential to signal the … Continue reading

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Understanding the Emergence of Private Security Companies & Variance in Security Contracting

[Translate] Understanding the Emergence of Private Security Companies & Variance in Security Contracting

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Forum on “Contemporary Military Contracting and the Future: Teeth, Tails, and Concerns.”

[Translate] Forum on “Contemporary Military Contracting and the Future: Teeth, Tails, and Concerns.” March 13, 2015 | Filed under: Forums and tagged with: military contracting Since the start of the twenty-first century, military contractors such as Blackwater (now named Academi), … Continue reading

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Contract Law as Cover: Curtailing the Scope of Private Military and Security Contractor Responsibilities

[Translate] Contract Law as Cover: Curtailing the Scope of Private Military and Security Contractor Responsibilities

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