Daily Archives: March 1, 2016

Tracing the U.S. Military’s Presence in Africa

[Translate] Tracing the U.S. Military’s Presence in Africa Adam Moore University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) James Walker University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) January 8, 2016 Abstract: In recent years there has been growing recognition of the militarization of … Continue reading

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Pragmatic Networks and Transnational Governance of Private Military and Security Services

[Translate] Pragmatic Networks and Transnational Governance of Private Military and Security Services Deborah D. Avant First published online: 18 February 2016 Abstract In 2004 private military and security companies lacked effective transnational governance. Ten years later, however, an agreed-upon framework … Continue reading

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PRO-GOVERNMENT MILITIAS AND CONFLICT

[Translate] PRO-GOVERNMENT MILITIAS AND CONFLICT

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Above the Law, Under the Radar: A History of Private Contractors and Aerial Fumigation in Colombia

[Translate] Above the Law, Under the Radar: A History of Private Contractors and Aerial Fumigation in Colombia

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REGULATING THE BUSINESS ACTIVITIES OF PRIVATE MILITARY AND SECURITY COMPANIES UNDER INTERNATIONAL LAW

[Translate] REGULATING THE BUSINESS ACTIVITIES OF PRIVATE MILITARY AND SECURITY COMPANIES UNDER INTERNATIONAL LAW

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Companies of the Past and Present: Lessons from the East India Company on the Use and Regulation of Private Forces Today

[Translate] Companies of the Past and Present: Lessons from the East India Company on the Use and Regulation of Private Forces Today

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Serco to run Australia’s biggest prison for another 5 years

[Translate]  Serco to run Australia’s biggest prison for another 5 years February 24, 2016 At last something to celebrate for Serco, the challenged UK outsourcing company. The company said a contract with the Western Australian government to operate Acacia Prison, … Continue reading

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Ex-Blackwater Snipers Want 4th Circ. To Revive FCA Suit

[Translate] Ex-Blackwater Snipers Want 4th Circ. To Revive FCA Suit Share us on: By Matt Sharp Law360, New York (February 11, 2015, 6:00 PM ET) — Two former Blackwater contractors said Tuesday they plan to appeal the dismissal of their … Continue reading

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Training credentials suit revived against Blackwater successor

[Translate] Feb 26, 2016 6:41am EST Training credentials suit revived against Blackwater successor By Barbara Grzincic Academi Training Center, a successor to Blackwater Worldwide, faces renewed whistleblower charges by two workers who claim the government contractor falsified training credentials for … Continue reading

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Overseas Contractors Defense Base Act Attorney Launches New Website

[Translate] Overseas Contractors Defense Base Act Attorney Launches New Website The Law Office of Matthew T. Singer, based in University City, MO, has launched a new website that is designed to help professional overseas contractors who may become injured on … Continue reading

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