Daily Archives: December 24, 2015

Pentagon to Revise Rules for Contracting Private Sector Services

[Translate] 12/18/2015 Pentagon to Revise Rules for Contracting Private Sector Services By Sandra I. Erwin   The Defense Department is about to introduce a new policy that would bring greater scrutiny to contractor-provided services. With the Pentagon now spending more … Continue reading

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Technologies of Sovereign Power? Private Military Corporations, Drones, and Lethal Autonomous Robots-A Critical Security Studies Perspective

[Translate] Technologies of Sovereign Power? Private Military Corporations, Drones, and Lethal Autonomous Robots-A Critical Security Studies Perspective

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Let Modern Privateers Disrupt ISIS

[Translate] Let Modern Privateers Disrupt ISIS By William J. Watkins Jr.  |  Posted: Tue. December 8, 2015, 11:04am PTAlso published in The Daily Caller on Mon. December 7, 2015 The Paris attacks and subsequent investigation leave no doubt that jihadists … Continue reading

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Mercenaries from Belarus who participate in the Ukrainian conflict can receive up to 7 years in prison

[Translate] Google Translation Mercenaries from Belarus who participate in the Ukrainian conflict can receive up to 7 years in prison. Original URL – http://ng.sb.by/politika-3/article/voenno-potrebitelskiy-interes.html At the Minsk railway station arrested a mercenary from Novopolotsk, who fought in the Ukraine in … Continue reading

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The mercenaries commanding UAE forces in Yemen

[Translate] Revealed: The mercenaries commanding UAE forces in Yemen #YemenCrisis The UAE has brought in experienced foreign military officers to command an elite force reporting to Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed UAE Presidential Guard Commander Mike Hindmarsh receives an award … Continue reading

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Militia source claims Kiev sent up to 300 foreign mercenaries to Donbas conflict zone

[Translate] Militia source claims Kiev sent up to 300 foreign mercenaries to Donbas conflict zone World December 23, 16:11 UTC+3 According to a source in the defense ministry of the unrecognized Donetsk republic, a group of around 100 Turkish mercenaries … Continue reading

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Civilian and Contractor Workforces

[Translate] Civilian and Contractor Workforces: Complete Information Needed to Assess DOD’s Progress for Reductions and Associated Savings GAO-16-172: Published: Dec 23, 2015. Publicly Released: Dec 23, 2015. Highlights Recommendations View Report (PDF, 31 pages)

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From combat to non-combat action: Private military and security companies and humanitarian assistance operations in Darfur, Sudan

[Translate] From combat to non-combat action Private military and security companies and humanitarian assistance operations in Darfur, Sudan PChris M.A. Kwaja pages 153-161 Published online: 02 Apr 2015 Abstract This paper examines the rationale and centrality of private military and … Continue reading

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Why I do what I do

[Translate] Dear Reader, It’s hard to ask you to give money for something you already get for free. But that’s exactly what I’m going to ask you to do. I hope you’ll hear me out and be moved to make … Continue reading

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Let’s prove that the honor system works.

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