Monthly Archives: November 2016

Recommendations for Hiring Private Security Providers (PSPs)

[Translate] Recommendations for Hiring Private Security Providers (PSPs)

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Private security beyond private military and security companies: exploring diversity within private-public collaborations and its consequences for security governance

[Translate] Crime, Law and Social Change pp 1–15 Private security beyond private military and security companies: exploring diversity within private-public collaborations and its consequences for security governance Authors and affiliations Oldrich Bures 1  2 Helena Carrapico  3 1.Center for Security Studies  Metropolitan … Continue reading

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Greater Accountability and Respect for Human Rights: A Contract Guidance Tool for Private Security Services

[Translate] Greater Accountability and Respect for Human Rights: A Contract Guidance Tool for Private Security Services

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Engaging the Contested and Material Politics of Private Military and Security Service Governance from a Pragmatist Perspective

[Translate] Engaging the Contested and Material Politics of Private Military and Security Service Governance from a Pragmatist Perspective By Anna Leander Posted 2016.10.31 Deborah Avant’s article is a welcome contribution to a topic that is surely one of the most … Continue reading

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11th Circ. Gives New Life To DynCorp Trade Secrets Case

[Translate] 11th Circ. Gives New Life To DynCorp Trade Secrets Case By Chuck Stanley Law360, Washington (November 22, 2016, 4:15 PM EST) — The Eleventh Circuit revived allegations Monday that a unit of security contractor AAR Corp. stole information from … Continue reading

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Ecuadoreans’ Battery Claims Tossed In DynCorp Spray Suit

[Translate] Ecuadoreans’ Battery Claims Tossed In DynCorp Spray Suit By Chuck Stanley Law360, Washington (November 2, 2016, 7:04 PM EDT) — A Washington, D.C., federal court has further pared down claims from Ecuadorean nationals who say DynCorp battered them with … Continue reading

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Africa: A Goldmine for Security Contractors

[Translate] Published on November 30th, 2016 | by David Isenberg Africa: A Goldmine for Security Contractors by David Isenberg In recent years, U.S. military operations in Africa have greatly expanded. Washington has established forward operating locations (FOL) and drone bases. … Continue reading

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Muscle men ring up dollars with Gaza private security firms

[Translate] World News | Wed Nov 30, 2016 | 7:11am EST Muscle men ring up dollars with Gaza private security firms Palestinian private security guards from Castle Security company take part in an exercise during a simulation on how to … Continue reading

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Giving Time

[Translate] Hey, I just realized, it is Giving Tuesday. This would be an EXCELLENT Time to express your appreciation for all the information you get on the PMSC sector by reading this blog. This is information that nobody else is … Continue reading

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Unmasked The CIA officially identifies the architects of its post-9/11 torture program

[Translate] Unmasked The CIA officially identifies the architects of its post-9/11 torture program The CIA officially identifies the architects of its post-9/11 torture program By Jason Leopold, Funmi Akinyode and Ky Henderson on Nov 7, 2016 For the first time … Continue reading

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