Daily Archives: August 5, 2016

Dr. Rebecca DeWinter-Schmitt, Senior Managing Director of Human Analytics

[Translate] Dr. Rebecca DeWinter-Schmitt, Senior Managing Director of Human Analytics by Patrick and Frauke Renz | Jun 6, 2016 | Interviews | 0 Comments The following interview with Dr. Rebecca DeWinter-Schmitt[1] was carried out in Washington D.C. on June 6, … Continue reading

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Dr. Sean McFate, Associate Professor, National Defense University

[Translate] Dr. Sean McFate, Associate Professor, National Defense University by Patrick and Frauke Renz | Jul 7, 2016 | Interviews | 0 Comments The following interview with Dr. Sean McFate[1] was carried out at the National Defense University in Washington … Continue reading

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Regulation of the Private Military and Security Sector: Is the UK Fulfilling Its Human Rights Duties?

[Translate] Regulation of the Private Military and Security Sector: Is the UK Fulfilling Its Human Rights Duties?

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Blackwater versus Blackbeard

[Translate] Christian Cornelius Wirtz (WRTCHR007) Master of Laws (LL.M.) ‘International Public Law’ Blackwater versus Blackbeard: Which international regulations exist for the use of private maritime securitycompanies in vessel protection operations? Supervisor: Ms Cathleen Powell

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Foreign Ownership Bans and Private Security: Protectionism or Security Sector Governance?

[Translate] Foreign Ownership Bans and Private Security: Protectionism or Security Sector Governance?

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Outlining a research agenda on private militarism and political markets in Africa

[Translate] Outlining a research agenda on private militarism and political markets in Africa By Aditya Sarkar On August 2, 2016 This note briefly outlines a research agenda on mercenaries and private military companies (PMC’s)[1] in Africa’s political marketplaces. It is … Continue reading

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Wilson Security guards injured on Nauru, Manus Island not entitled to work cover

[Translate] Wilson Security guards injured on Nauru, Manus Island not entitled to work cover 7.30 By Sarah Whyte Updated 17 May 2016, 7:23am Video: Wilson Security guards injured on Nauru and Manus Island not entitled to work cover (7.30) Photo: … Continue reading

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Brazil Makes Eleventh-Hour Push on Olympics Security

[Translate] Brazil Makes Eleventh-Hour Push on Olympics Security With Summer Games set to open, government calls up retired police officers to screen for weapons ENLARGE Soldiers guarded the area near the Copacabana beach volleyball arena Thursday. Photo: Associated Press By … Continue reading

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KBR Blasts ‘Parade Of Falsehoods’ In Soldiers’ Burn Pit MDL

[Translate] KBR Blasts ‘Parade Of Falsehoods’ In Soldiers’ Burn Pit MDL By Bryan Koenig Law360, Washington (June 20, 2016, 1:22 PM ET) — KBR assailed the discovery efforts of a group of soldiers in Maryland federal court Friday, arguing their … Continue reading

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USAID Paid $5.2M for Afghan Industrial Park Where Contractor Left Out Water and Sewer

[Translate] USAID Paid $5.2M for Afghan Industrial Park Where Contractor Left Out Water and Sewer By Bridget Johnson July 29, 2016 The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) spent $5.2 million on an industrial park in Kabul province that ended … Continue reading

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