Daily Archives: December 21, 2015

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[Translate] Unlike just about everyone else online I have NOT been sending out multiple emails each day during the “holiday season” asking you to monetarily support this blog. I know readers don’t like to read them and I don’t like … Continue reading

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OUTSOURCING A WAR: WHAT YOU GET FOR YOUR MERCENARY DOLLAR

[Translate] OUTSOURCING A WAR: WHAT YOU GET FOR YOUR MERCENARY DOLLAR Source: International Journal on World Peace . Dec2014, Vol. 31 Issue 4, p81-102. 22p. Author(s): Waite, Gerald Abstract: Outsourcing is a means of enlisting private companies and other countries … Continue reading

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Analysis of Air Force Wartime Contracted Construction Project Performance

[Translate] Analysis of Air Force Wartime Contracted Construction Project Performance Descriptive Note : Master’s thesis Corporate Author : AIR FORCE INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OH GRADUATE SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING AND MANAGEMENT Personal Author(s) : Hoff, Ryan M PDF Url … Continue reading

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Contracting with the enemy: the contracting officer’s dilemma

[Translate] Contracting with the enemy: the contracting officer’s dilemma

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An Uncertain Future for Afghanistan’s Security Sector

[Translate] esearch Article An Uncertain Future for Afghanistan’s Security Sector Authors: Mark Sedra Abstract Western powers may have espoused accountability, civil society, and good governance, but their Afghan operations have largely emphasized training and equipping for security. Military capacities are … Continue reading

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The Way Ahead for Human Terrain Teams

[Translate] The Way Ahead for Human Terrain Teams

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Are the American Psychological Association’s Detainee Interrogation Policies Ethical and Effective?

[Translate] Are the American Psychological Association’s Detainee Interrogation Policies Ethical and Effective? Key Claims, Documents, and Results Kenneth S. Pope  © 2011 Hogrefe Publishing Abstract After 9–11, the United States began interrogating detainees at settings such as Abu Ghraib, Bagram, … Continue reading

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Arming Merchant Vessels: Enhancing or Imperilling Maritime Safety and Security?

[Translate] Arming Merchant Vessels: Enhancing or Imperilling Maritime Safety and Security? Author: Clive Schofield1 Source: The Korean Journal of International and Comparative Law, Volume 2, Issue 1, pages 46 – 66 Publication Year : 2014 Abstract The substantial rise in … Continue reading

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Commercialisation of Warfare and Shadow Wars: Private Military Companies as Strategic Tools

[Translate] Commercialisation of Warfare and Shadow Wars: Private Military Companies as Strategic Tools Author: Mohlin, Marcus Source: St Antony’s International Review, Volume 9, Number 2, February 2014, pp. 24-38(15) Abstract: It is frequently argued that the existence of Private Military Security … Continue reading

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Old Wounds, New Warriors The Problem of Contractor Medical Care during and after Contemporary American Contingency Operations

[Translate] Old Wounds, New Warriors The Problem of Contractor Medical Care during and after Contemporary American Contingency Operations

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