Daily Archives: June 3, 2016

Reining in Private Agents

[Translate] Reining in Private Agents Amitai Etzioni George Washington University Rory Donnelly Independent May 18, 2016 Headnotes, Volume 101, Forthcoming Abstract: Major segments of Western social and political thought hold the private sector to be the realm of freedom, and … Continue reading

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Privatizing War: A Moral Theory (War, Conflict and Ethics)

[Translate] Privatizing War: A Moral Theory (War, Conflict and Ethics) by William Feldman (Author) ISBN-13: 978-1138803954 ISBN-10: 1138803952 Product Details Series: War, Conflict and Ethics Hardcover: 200 pages Publisher: Routledge (June 29, 2016) Language: English ISBN-10: 1138803952 ISBN-13: 978-1138803954 Product … Continue reading

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STRANGE BEDFELLOWS: PRIVATE MILITARY COMPANIES AND HUMANITARIAN ORGANIZATIONS

[Translate] STRANGE BEDFELLOWS: PRIVATE MILITARY COMPANIES AND HUMANITARIAN ORGANIZATIONS Spring, 2016 Wisconsin International Law Journal 33 Wis. Int’l L.J. 639 Author Nicholas Maisel* Excerpt Introduction  On September 13, 2014, the Islamic State in Syria and the Levant (“ISIL”) released a … Continue reading

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Radical Reform: Should the Pentagon Outsource its Management Functions?

[Translate] Radical Reform: Should the Pentagon Outsource its Management Functions? Dan Goure May 31, 2016 Without question this is already a busy year for Defense Secretary Carter and his department. In terms of external challenges, there is the ever-expanding fight … Continue reading

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An Abu Ghraib ‘enhanced’ interrogator has a change of heart

[Translate] An Abu Ghraib ‘enhanced’ interrogator has a change of heart May 31, 2016 at 6:15 PM EDT The military’s use of “enhanced interrogation” techniques against suspected terrorists has always been a contentious topic, and now many of its former … Continue reading

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Clashes erupt between Riyadh’s mercenaries in Mareb

[Translate] Clashes erupt between Riyadh’s mercenaries in Mareb [02/June/2016] MAREB, June 02 (Saba) – One mercenary was killed and many others wounded in violent clashes erupted between Riyadh’s mercenaries in Mareb province, local officials said Thursday. The clashes taken place … Continue reading

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Manus Island rape claims: Censored report shows Immigration Department ‘hiding something’, MP says

[Translate] Manus Island rape claims: Censored report shows Immigration Department ‘hiding something’, MP says Lateline By Jason Om Updated yesterday at 4:24pm Media player: “Space” to play, “M” to mute, “left” and “right” to seek. Video: The Immigration Department refuses … Continue reading

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G4S reneges on promise to exit Israel

[Translate] G4S reneges on promise to exit Israel 31 May 2016 – 4:45pm News G4S came under fire for the sixth year in a row at its 2016 Annual General Meeting (AGM) held at a Holiday Inn in Sutton last … Continue reading

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DynCorp Failed To Screen Taliban, C3PO Tells 5th Circ.

[Translate] DynCorp Failed To Screen Taliban, C3PO Tells 5th Circ. By Bryan Koenig Law360, Washington (May 23, 2016, 8:50 PM ET) — C3PO International Ltd. urged the Fifth Circuit Friday to let it amend its since-dropped complaint against DynCorp International … Continue reading

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We need an American Foreign Legion

[Translate] Opinions We need an American Foreign Legion Legionnaires of the 1st Regiment of the French Foreign Legion. (Claude Paris/AP) By Sean McFate May 19 Sean McFate is a senior fellow at the Atlantic Council. President Obama recently announced that … Continue reading

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