Daily Archives: December 8, 2015

INHERENTLY GOVERNMENTAL FUNCTIONS, ORGANIZATIONAL CONFLICTS OF INTEREST, AND THE OUTSOURCING OF THE UNITED KINGDOM’S MOD DEFENSE ACQUISITION FUNCTION: LESSONS LEARNED FROM THE U.S. EXPERIENCE

[Translate] INHERENTLY GOVERNMENTAL FUNCTIONS, ORGANIZATIONAL CONFLICTS OF INTEREST, AND THE OUTSOURCING OF THE UNITED KINGDOM’S MOD DEFENSE ACQUISITION FUNCTION: LESSONS LEARNED FROM THE U.S. EXPERIENCE Kirkwood, William T. Public Contract Law Journal44.3 (Spring 2015): 443-468.

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NGOs and the price of governance: the trade-offs between regulating and criticizing private military and security companies

[Translate] NGOs and the price of governance: the trade-offs between regulating and criticizing private military and security companies Jutta Joachima* & Andrea Schneikerb pages 185-201 Received: 30 Nov 2014 Accepted: 6 May 2015 Published online: 14 Jul 2015 Abstract The … Continue reading

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Privatising war: assessing the decision to hire private military contractors

[Translate] Privatising war: assessing the decision to hire private military contractors  Isaac Taylorab* Published online: 02 Oct 2015 Abstract There has been a huge growth in the size and number of Private Military and Security Companies (PMSCs) in the last … Continue reading

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Use of Nigerian Navy for private security remains subject to severe restrictions

[Translate] Use of Nigerian Navy for private security remains subject to severe restrictions 24th November 2015 The current practice of using Nigerian Navy (and Nigerian security forces in general) is coming under review by the Buhari presidency. The past and … Continue reading

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Outsourcing Canadian Armed Forces logistics in a foreign theatre

[Translate] Outsourcing Canadian Armed Forces logistics in a foreign theatre André Tchokogué1, Jean Nollet1,* and Julie Fortin2 Article first published online: 15 MAY 2015 Canadian Journal of Administrative Sciences Volume 32, Issue 2, pages 113–127, June 2015 Abstract Successful outsourcing … Continue reading

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The Legal Status of Employees of Private Military-Security Compananies Participating in U.N. Peacekeeping Operations

[Translate] The Legal Status of Employees of Private Military-Security Compananies Participating in U.N. Peacekeeping Operations

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Kellogg Brown & Root (KBR)

[Translate]     cross-referenced news and research resources about Kellogg Brown & Root (KBR) Business Week SEPTEMBER 15, 2003 images:  google   yahoo YouTube contact us updated Mon. December 7, 2015

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Halliburton Whistleblower Says Marines May Get Sick From Contaminated Water

[Translate] Halliburton Whistleblower Says Marines May Get Sick From Contaminated Water SallyPainter view more articles 20 November 2015 10:00 Supplying water to troops follows the same type of treatment processes you’d expect from any modern US water supply system. Treated … Continue reading

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Problems of Privatization

[Translate] Problems of Privatization Written by admin The privatization of public services is a perennial concern. In the nineties privatizing the educational system was a hot topic. School vouchers were often discussed. This has since become a back burner topic, … Continue reading

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This Is How Police Services Can Do More With Less

[Translate] Michel Kelly-Gagnon Become a fanPresident, Montreal Economic Institute This Is How Police Services Can Do More With Less Posted: 12/04/2015 5:27 pm EST Updated: 12/07/2015 7:59 am EST Governments, including municipalities, have been desperately searching for ways to balance … Continue reading

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