Daily Archives: November 26, 2015

Private security firms can start operating on board French flagged vessels

[Translate] Private security firms can start operating on board French flagged vessels in Piracy and Security News 29/10/2015 The enactment of Law No. 2014-742 of 1st July 2014 and the signing of decrees related during late 2014 and early 2015 … Continue reading

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Maltese firm denies private armoury in Maldives

[Translate] Tuesday, November 3, 2015, 12:13 by Philip Leone-Ganado Maltese firm denies private armoury in Maldives A Maltese company is reportedly in negotiations to set up a controversial “private armoury” with a 200-strong contingent in the Maldives, to provide security … Continue reading

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Sri Lanka Bans Private Floating Armouries

[Translate] Sri Lanka Bans Private Floating Armouries By P K Balachandran Published: 16th November 2015 04:47 AM Last Updated: 16th November 2015 04:47 AM Email 0 COLOMBO:Sri Lanka has banned private floating armouries, but Private Maritime Security Companies (PMSCs) will … Continue reading

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Lankan Law and Order Minister Resigns Over Floating Armory Case

[Translate] Lankan Law and Order Minister Resigns Over Floating Armory Case By P.K.Balachandran Published: 09th November 2015 08:00 PM Last Updated: 09th November 2015 08:00 PM Tilak Marapana | Photo Courtesy: PK Balachandran COLOMBO: The Sri Lankan Law and Order … Continue reading

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Syria’s Other Foreign Fighters: Iran’s Afghan and Pakistani Mercenaries

[Translate] Syria’s Other Foreign Fighters: Iran’s Afghan and Pakistani Mercenaries There are more Pakistanis and Afghans fighting for Assad than Westerners fighting for ISIS. Ari HeisteinJames West November 20, 2015 While much has been said about the dangers of Sunni … Continue reading

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The Future of Private Security Discussed at a Regional Conference

[Translate] The Future of Private Security Discussed at a Regional Conference. November 12, 2015   addisstandard Font Size » Large | Small A regi Dina Esposito, Director of USAID’s Office of Food for Peace onal conference seeking to facilitate dialogue … Continue reading

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Regional Conference Asserts Need for National Regulatory Framework for PMSCs

[Translate] Regional Conference Asserts Need for National Regulatory Framework for PMSCs November 16, 2015 African states should push for stronger regulatory frameworks to deal with Private Military Security Companies (PMSCs), according to the participants of a two-day regional conference on … Continue reading

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Perspectives and Experiences of the Ethiopian PMSCs: challengies and opportunities for its regulation

[Translate] Perspectives and Experiences of the Ethiopian PMSCs: challengies and opportunities for its regulation

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Regional Conference Seeks to Shape Future of Private Security in Africa

[Translate] Regional Conference Seeks to Shape Future of Private Security in Africa November 11, 2015 ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, GENEVA, Switzerland, and BERN, Switzerland- A regional conference seeking to facilitate dialogue among states on Private Military and Security Companies (PMSCs) will … Continue reading

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Army Colonel says he was retaliated against for blowing whistle on $43 million gas station

[Translate] Army Colonel says he was retaliated against for blowing whistle on $43 million gas station By Christian Davenport November 23 Follow @_chrisdavenport The compressed natural gas station in Afghanistan that cost $43 million. (Source: SIGAR) An Army Colonel who … Continue reading

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