Daily Archives: April 19, 2016

ISR flights and U.S. SOF operations in Tunisia

[Translate] ISR flights and U.S. SOF operations in Tunisia April 19, 2016 / conflictgeographies James Walker and I have an article forthcoming in Geopolitics (see here for final draft) that traces the growing U.S. military presence in Africa. One of … Continue reading

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Tracking 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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Putin’s New National Guard Looks a Lot Like a Private Army

[Translate] Putin’s New National Guard Looks a Lot Like a Private Army REUTERS/Alexander Demianchuk By Rob Garver Follow April 7, 2016 In a move that shouldn’t cause ordinary Russians any concern for their personal freedom at all, President Vladimir Putin … Continue reading

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What We Have Learned From Our Inspections of Incinerators and Use of Burn Pits in Afghanistan: Final Assessment

[Translate] What We Have Learned From Our Inspections of Incinerators and Use of Burn Pits in Afghanistan: Final Assessment

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Privately Contracted Military Firms in the Twenty-First Century: Reclassifying, Redefining, and Reforming the Way We Fight

[Translate] Privately Contracted Military Firms in the Twenty-First Century: Reclassifying, Redefining, and Reforming the Way We Fight

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Government Contracting Should Be a Core Competence for US Military Personnel

[Translate] Government Contracting Should Be a Core Competence for US Military Personnel

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“Mercenarizing” the US Government

[Translate] “Mercenarizing” the US Government See Chap. 2

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