Daily Archives: December 25, 2015

High Risk Areas – security guards and patrol/gunboats in the Gulf of Guinea

[Translate] High Risk Areas – security guards and patrol/gunboats in the Gulf of Guinea in Marine Insurance P&I Club News,Piracy and Security News 25/11/2015 Despite the number of reported incidents of piracy declining globally, especially off Somalia with no reported … Continue reading

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Armament on the High Seas

[Translate] Armament on the High Seas By MarEx 2015-12-14 18:41:58 By Liza Kane-Hartnett (courtesy World Policy Blog) Last month, Sri Lanka announced that it had terminated its agreement with the private security firm Avant Garde to operate the country’s increasingly … Continue reading

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Multinational Corporations are Overlooked Players in Stability, Security, Transition and Reconstruction Operations

[Translate] Multinational Corporations are Overlooked Players in Stability, Security, Transition and Reconstruction Operations Samuel William Bettwy Thomas Jefferson School of Law January 2, 2015 Abstract: It has long been acknowledged that multinational corporations (MNCs) have acquired legal personality under international … Continue reading

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Identity and Ownership in Government Contracting

[Translate] Identity and Ownership in Government Contracting M. A. Thomas Georgetown University January 31, 2014 Abstract: As the volume of government contracting increases, so does the importance of monitoring government contractors to guard against market concentration, rent seeking and conflict … Continue reading

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Corpses, Guns, Penises and Private Military and Security Corporations

[Translate] Corpses, Guns, Penises and Private Military and Security Corporations Title: Corpses, Guns, Penises and Private Military and Security Corporations Author: Hendershot, Christopher Bryan Abstract: The purpose of this dissertation is to reconceptualise how the work of private military and … Continue reading

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BEANS, BULLETS, AND BRIBERY: UNITED STATES EX REL. VAVRA V. KELLOGG BROWN & ROOT, INC. AND EXPANDED PRIME CONTRACTOR LIABILITY UNDER THE ANTI-KICKBACK ACT

[Translate] BEANS, BULLETS, AND BRIBERY: UNITED STATES EX REL. VAVRA V. KELLOGG BROWN & ROOT, INC. AND EXPANDED PRIME CONTRACTOR LIABILITY UNDER THE ANTI-KICKBACK ACT Batter, Nick. Public Contract Law Journal44.4 (Summer 2015): 693-711.

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Blackwater’s New Battlefield: Toward a Regulatory Regime in the United States for Privately Armed Contractors Operating at Sea

[Translate] Blackwater’s New Battlefield: Toward a Regulatory Regime in the United States for Privately Armed Contractors Operating at Sea

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American Private Military Companies in the Era of War on Terror: An Analysis of Responsibility and Accountability

[Translate] American Private Military Companies in the Era of War on Terror: An Analysis of Responsibility and Accountability

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U.S. Air Force Hires Private Companies To Fly Drones In War Zones

[Translate] U.S. Air Force Hires Private Companies To Fly Drones In War Zones by Chris Thompson, CorpWatch Blog December 16th, 2015 Reaper drone in Kandahar, Afghanistan. Photo: Defence Images. Used under Creative Commons license. U.S. Air Force officials has begun to hire … Continue reading

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