Daily Archives: December 26, 2015

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Ex-Green Beret sues bodyguard firm for £2m over Iraq injury

[Translate] Ex-Green Beret sues bodyguard firm for £2m over Iraq injury By Staff Reporter Published 17/12/2015 Dwayne Humphrey outside the Court of Appeal A former Royal Marine from Northern Ireland who suffered a career-ending injury when an “unfit” Iraqi interpreter … Continue reading

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PMC and the war in Ukraine

[Translate] PMC and the war in Ukraine | Colonel Cassad December 24, 2015 · by Akira · in Analysis. · https://translate.googleusercontent.com/translate_c?depth=1&hl=en&prev=search&rurl=translate.google.com&sl=ru&u=http://colonelcassad.livejournal.com/2536725.html&usg=ALkJrhglYRBpMosCy91VSkVwtHcijnrdKw One reader sent a link to an interesting review material dedicated to various PMCs in force in Ukraine during … Continue reading

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Private security companies struggle to go abroad due to legal restrictions

[Translate] Private security companies struggle to go abroad due to legal restrictions By Liu Xin Source:Global Times Published: 2015-12-23 20:58:01 A female trainee from a Beijing-based bodyguard training camp practices her skills on November 17, 2013. Photo: CFP Chinese enterprises’ … 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? | E-IR   Wednesday November 25, 2015 – 08:32:13 The idea of using private military companies (“PMCs”) in UN peace operations gained traction in the mid-1990s, following the UN … Continue reading

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The Role of Private Security Companies

[Translate] Expert Commentary The Role of Private Security Companies December 22, 2015 | Gerry Northwood OBE Gerry Northwood OBE Chief Operating Officer, MAST Security Gerry Northwood OBE is applying his experience as a Captain in the Royal Navy to his … Continue reading

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The Rise of Private Military Security Companies (Pt. 3)

[Translate] December 14, 2015 The Rise of Private Military Security Companies (Pt. 3) Mitchell McAlister 4 Comments Expert Analysis Note: This article is part of a series. You can read part one and part two here. PMSCs have transformed from “historically … Continue reading

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The Rise of Private Military Security Companies (Pt. 2)

[Translate] The Rise of Private Military Security Companies (Pt. 2) Mitchell McAlister Note: This is part of a series. You can read part one here. The reallocation of the provision of military services from public to private and an increase … Continue reading

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The Rise of Private Military Security Companies (Pt. 1)

[Translate] The Rise of Private Military Security Companies (Pt. 1) Mitchell McAlister 1 Comment Expert Analysis Private military security companies (PMSCs) are by no means a new phenomenon, and the outsourcing of military services is as old as war itself. … Continue reading

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