Daily Archives: November 21, 2015

Promising privateers? Understanding the constraints of contemporary private security at sea

[Translate] Promising privateers? Understanding the constraints of contemporary private security at sea Author(s): Christopher Spearin Source: Naval War College Review. 67.2 (Spring 2014): p97. For the secretary-general of the United Nations, Ban Ki-moon, contemporary piracy is nothing less than a … Continue reading

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Power, Law, and the End of Privateering

[Translate] Lemnitzer, Jan Martin. Power, Law, and the End of Privateering Author(s): John B. Hattendorf Naval War College Review. 68.2 (Spring 2015): p139. Lemnitzer, Jan Martin. Power, Law, and the End of Privateering. Basingstoke, U.K.: Palgrave Macmillan, 2014. 254pp. $95 … Continue reading

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Disbanded Brothers: What Happens When Ukraine’s Foreign Fighters Return Home; Neither governments nor families know quite what to do with the returning soldiers

[Translate] Disbanded Brothers: What Happens When Ukraine’s Foreign Fighters Return Home; Neither governments nor families know quite what to do with the returning soldiers Author(s): Mirren Gidda Newsweek. 165.17 (Nov. 13, 2015): On the morning of February 27, a 28-year-old … Continue reading

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Former CIA Detainees Sue CIA Contractors Under The Alien Tort Statute For Alleged Torture

[Translate] lien Tort Statute Former CIA Detainees Sue CIA Contractors Under The Alien Tort Statute For Alleged Torture By Robert Loeb, David Ryan Tuesday, November 10, 2015, 9:54 AM Last month, the ACLU filed a civil action in the Eastern … Continue reading

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Coastal International Security, Inc.

[Translate] Coastal International Security, Inc. B-411756,B-411756.2: Oct 19, 2015 Summary View Decision View Decision (PDF, 16 pages) Additional Materials: Full Report: View Decision (PDF, 16 pages) Contact: Ralph O. White (202) 512-8278 WhiteRO@gao.gov   Office of Public Affairs (202) 512-4800 youngc1@gao.gov Coastal … Continue reading

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The Myth of the $43-Million Gas Station in Afghanistan

[Translate] The Myth of the $43-Million Gas Station in Afghanistan Jeff Goodson November 18, 2015 Last month saw another missile launched by the Special Inspector General for Afghan Reconstruction (SIGAR). In doing so, SIGAR renewed its attack on what was … Continue reading

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