Daily Archives: March 23, 2016

B-412451,B-412451.2, DynCorp International, LLC, February 16, 2016

[Translate] B-412451,B-412451.2, DynCorp International, LLC, February 16, 2016 Summary DOCUMENT FOR PUBLIC RELEASE The decision issued on the date below was subject to a GAO Protective Order. This redacted version has been approved for public release.

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The Scandinavian Approach to Private Maritime Security—A Regulatory Façade?

[Translate] Ocean Development & International Law Volume 46, Issue 2, 2015 Special Issue:   Regulating Private Maritime Security Providers Articles The Scandinavian Approach to Private Maritime Security—A Regulatory Façade? Joakim Berndtssona* & Åse Gilje Østensenb pages 138-152 Publishing models and … Continue reading

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Privatizing War: A Moral Theory

[Translate] Privatizing War: A Moral Theory William Feldman Routledge (2016) This book offers a comprehensive moral theory of privatization in war. It examines the kind of wars that private actors might wage separate from the state and the kind of … Continue reading

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Ukraine / Foreign armed actors: UN expert group urges accountability for human rights violations

[Translate] Ukraine / Foreign armed actors: UN expert group urges accountability for human rights violations Russian | Ukrainian KYIV / GENEVA (22 March 2016) The United Nations Working Group on mercenaries called on the Government of Ukraine to ensure accountability … Continue reading

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LEGAL STANDING AND CIVIC IDENTITY OF ATHENIAN MERCENARIES – A CASE STUDY

[Translate] CERIF: H210, H300 Dr. Sima Avramović* [1] LEGAL STANDING AND CIVIC IDENTITY OF ATHENIAN MERCENARIES – A CASE STUDY The author examines different issues considering legal and social standing of mercenaries, mostly being focused upon the fourth court speech … Continue reading

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Ukraine: UN experts urge accountability for human rights violations by foreign fighters

[Translate] Ukraine: UN experts urge accountability for human rights violations by foreign fighters Men from the village of Nikishine in Donetsk, Ukraine are covering the roof with UNHCR plastic sheet delivered by Czech NGO People in Need. Photo: Iva Zimova, … Continue reading

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DOD watchdog confirms probes into Afghan spending

[Translate] DOD watchdog confirms probes into Afghan spending Getty Images By Rebecca Kheel – 03/22/16 11:08 AM EDT A special inspector general has confirmed that he’s conducting two full audits of a Pentagon task force accused of wasting millions of … Continue reading

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THE INTELLIGENCE COMMUNITY: KEEPING WATCH OVER ITS CONTRACTOR WORKFORCE

[Translate] GOVERNMENT PUBLISHING OFFICE WASHINGTON: For sale by the Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Publishing Office Internet: bookstore.gpo.gov Phone: toll free (866) 512–1800; DC area (202) 512–1800 Fax: (202) 512–2104 Mail: Stop IDCC, Washington, DC 20402–0001 90–921 PDF 2016 S. … Continue reading

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GAO Oversight of Intelligence Community Contractors

[Translate] GAO Oversight of Intelligence Community Contractors Posted on Mar.22, 2016 in Congress, GAO, Intelligence, Oversight by Steven Aftergood “We do not have the full picture of who is working for the Intelligence Community as contractors, or why,” said Senator … Continue reading

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