Daily Archives: January 11, 2016

A Booming Business in Drone Pilot Training

[Translate] A Booming Business in Drone Pilot Training By Sandra I. Erwin   The Air Force has come under fire for chronic shortages of drone pilots in recent years as the U.S. military has stepped up the use of remotely … Continue reading

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Dad’s heartbreaking festive message to family in Neilston

[Translate] Dad’s heartbreaking festive message to family in Neilston Dad’s heartbreaking festive message to family in Neilston Sean Rooney / Wednesday 6 January 2016 A NEILSTON man trapped in India has posted a video message to say happy New Year … Continue reading

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The Legend of the Privateer Airship and the Currents that Lifted It

[Translate] The Legend of the Privateer Airship and the Currents that Lifted It

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The development of the private security industry in South Korea: history, progress, and critical issues, 1950-2014

[Translate] Dae Woon Kim (School of Criminology and Criminal Justice, Griffith University, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.) Citation: Dae Woon Kim, (2015) The development of the private security industry in South Korea: history, progress, and critical issues, 1950-2014 Journal of Criminological Research, … Continue reading

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In a perfect world we don’t need them or want them–but the world isn’t perfect”: the United Nations and the private arms

[Translate] ” In a perfect world we don’t need them or want them–but the world isn’t perfect”: the United Nations and the private arms

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ISAF’S Afghan Truck Drivers: The Overlooked Counterinsurgency Population

[Translate] ISAF’S Afghan Truck Drivers: The Overlooked Counterinsurgency Population

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Gaming the state: consequences of contracting out state building in Afghanistan

[Translate] Central Asian Survey Volume 34, Issue 1, 2015 Special Issue:   Offshore Central Asia Gaming the state: consequences of contracting out state building in Afghanistan  Jennifer Murtazashvilia* pages 78-92 05 Mar 2015 Abstract The operation of a vibrant illicit … Continue reading

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Impediments to Fighting the Islamic State: Private Contractors and US Strategy

[Translate] Journal of Strategic Studies Impediments to Fighting the Islamic State: Private Contractors and US Strategy Thomas Bruneaua Published online: 11 Sep 2015 ABSTRACT The United States has returned to Iraq, this time to combat the Islamic State. President Barack … Continue reading

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Beltway Bandits’ and ‘Poverty Barons’: For-Profit International Development Contracting and the Military-Development Assemblage

[Translate] Beltway Bandits’ and ‘Poverty Barons’: For-Profit International Development Contracting and the Military-Development Assemblage Vijay Kumar Nagaraj Article first published online: 21 MAY 2015 Development and Change FORUM 2015 Volume 46, Issue 4, pages 585–617, July 2015 I dedicate this … Continue reading

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THE UNDERBELLY OF GLOBAL SECURITY: SIERRA LEONEAN EX-MILITIAS IN IRAQ

[Translate] THE UNDERBELLY OF GLOBAL SECURITY: SIERRA LEONEAN EX-MILITIAS IN IRAQ Maya Mynster Christensen* ↵*Maya Mynster Christensen (isk-mk03@fak.dk) is an Assistant Professor at the Royal Danish Defence College. The article has greatly benefited from comments by anonymous reviewers and the … Continue reading

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