Daily Archives: December 2, 2015

Gulf Monarchies Love Mercenaries

[Translate] Gulf Monarchies Love Mercenaries Guns-for-hire, many of them Colombian, bolster the region’s small armies Middle East November 23, 2015 Thomas Baron 9 Bahrain1 mercenaries1 United Arab Emirates1 Yemen4 In an attempt to bolster its ground operations in Yemen, the … Continue reading

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In Ukraine the law on legalization of foreign military mercenaries came into force

[Translate]   Wednesday, December 2, 2015  Home Military In Ukraine the law on legalization of foreign military mercenaries came into… In Ukraine the law on legalization of foreign military mercenaries came into force November 12, 2015 The law on legalization … Continue reading

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The privatisation of military power

[Translate] The privatisation of military power Issue: November 2015 (407) By John Newsinger Nisour_Square.jpg Over the past 15 years a creeping process of outsourcing has been taking place inside the military. John Newsinger argues that the use of mercenaries and … Continue reading

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Should Private Military Companies be used in UN Peace Operations?

[Translate] Should Private Military Companies be used in UN Peace Operations? Lauren Grace Fitzsimons, Nov 17 2015 This content was written by a student and assessed as part of a university degree. E-IR publishes student essays & dissertations to allow … Continue reading

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Private Military Companies: An Efficient Way of Meeting the Demand for Security?

[Translate] Private Military Companies: An Efficient Way of Meeting the Demand for Security? Nikola Zadzorova, Sep 20 2015 This content was written by a student and assessed as part of a university degree. E-IR publishes student essays & dissertations to … Continue reading

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