Daily Archives: April 29, 2016

Fox News National Security “Expert” Pleads Guilty to Being a Complete Fraud

[Translate] Fox News National Security “Expert” Pleads Guilty to Being a Complete Fraud  By Ben Mathis-Lilley The text should have read “Wayne Simmons: NOT a former CIA operative.” Fox News regrets the error.Screenshot/Fox News In October 2015, a frequent Fox … Continue reading

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Tracking rendition aircraft as a way to understand CIA secret detention and torture in Europe

[Translate] The International Journal of Human Rights Volume 20, Issue 1, 2016 Tracking rendition aircraft as a way to understand CIA secret detention and torture in Europe  Sam Raphaela*, Crofton Blackb, Ruth Blakeleyc & Steve Kostasd pages 78-103 Published online: … Continue reading

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Towards the use of the private military companies in the United Nations Peacekeeping operations

[Translate] Towards the use of the private military companies in the United Nations Peacekeeping operations

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Neo-liberalism, privatization and the outsourcing of migration management: a five-country comparison

[Translate] Neo-liberalism, privatization and the outsourcing of migration management: a five-country comparison

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Private Military Companies (PMCs) and International Criminal Law: Are PMCs the New Perpetrators of International Crimes?

[Translate] Private Military Companies (PMCs) and International Criminal Law: Are PMCs the New Perpetrators of International Crimes?

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Accountability for Armed Contractors

[Translate] FLETCHER SECURITY REVIEW The Security Studies Journal of the Fletcher School, Tufts University Article from Vol.2 No.1: Money & War Accountability for Armed Contractors Dr. Ian Ralby  12 January 2015 On 16 September 2007, the accountability of private armed … Continue reading

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Imperatives of quick anti – piracy response in Nigerian waters

[Translate] Imperatives of quick anti – piracy response in Nigerian waters By Anthony Nwachukwu On 14/04/2016 06:45:27 AM Of recent, the spate of piracy on and off the Nigerian coastal waters has been on the increase and should worry the … Continue reading

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Security for Sale! On Selling What Cannot be Bought

[Translate] Security for Sale! On Selling What Cannot be Bought by Erik de Lange Essentially, all things security are nowadays up for sale. From spy gadgets to state-of-the-art optometric surveillance systems, a large and booming market facilitates trade in trinkets … Continue reading

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April Quarterly Report, “Security: The Eroding Bedrock”

[Translate] April Quarterly Report, “Security: The Eroding Bedrock” Today, SIGAR released its 31st (April 2016) Quarterly Report to Congress. The report notes: — The opening section titled “Security: The Eroding Bedrock,” notes that SIGAR’s work indicates five major challenges that … Continue reading

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