Daily Archives: December 27, 2016

The Strategic Knucklehead

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If They Walk Like Lawful Combatants, and Talk Like Lawful Combatants, They Are Lawful Combatants: Defining the Status of DOD Private Security Contractors Under the Geneva Conventions

[Translate] If They Walk Like Lawful Combatants, and Talk Like Lawful Combatants, They Are Lawful Combatants: Defining the Status of DOD Private Security Contractors Under the Geneva Conventions

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Private Security Contractors on the Battlefield: Cat Herding and Reconstruction

[Translate] Private Security Contractors on the Battlefield: Cat Herding and Reconstruction

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Privatization of Deadly Force: The Impact of Security Contractors on the Modern Battlefield

[Translate] Privatization Privatization of Deadly Force: The Impact of Security Contractors on the Modern Battlefield

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Private Military Firms as Instruments of U.S. Foreign Policy: The Case of Columbia

[Translate] Private Military Firms as Instruments of U.S. Foreign Policy: The Case of Columbia

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Our psychological crisis: making sense of the American Psychological Association’s Collusion with torture

[Translate] Our psychological crisis: making sense of the American Psychological Association’s Collusion with torture Deb Kory Tikkun. 31.1 (Winter 2016): p34. Copyright: COPYRIGHT 2016 Duke University Press http://tikkun.dukejournals.org/ Full Text: LAST YEAR’S “Hoffman Report,” the independent investigation conducted by former … Continue reading

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Hessians: Mercenaries, Rebels, and the War for British North America

[Translate] Hessians: Mercenaries, Rebels, and the War for British North America Jesse McIntyre, III Military Review. 96.6 (November-December 2016): p131. Copyright: COPYRIGHT 2016 U.S. Army CGSC http://usacac.army.mil/CAC2/MilitaryReview/ Full Text: HESSIANS Mercenaries, Rebels, and the War for British North America Brady … Continue reading

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Scourge of the Gallowglass: for nearly four centuries these sons of Scottish clansmen and Norse raiders dominated the mercenary ranks of feudal Ireland

[Translate] Scourge of the Gallowglass: for nearly four centuries these sons of Scottish clansmen and Norse raiders dominated the mercenary ranks of feudal Ireland Ron Soodalter Military History. 33.2 (July 2016): p64. Copyright: COPYRIGHT 2016 World History Group, LLC http://www.historynet.com/magazines/military_history … Continue reading

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Academi Wins Navy Security Force Counterterrorism Training IDIQ

[Translate] Academi Wins Navy Security Force Counterterrorism Training IDIQ Posted By: Dominique Stumpon: December 12, 2016In: News, Products & Service Print Email Academi Training Center has won a potential $10 million indefinite/delivery-indefinite/quantity contract for turnkey antiterrorism training services to the U.S. Navy‘s Center … Continue reading

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War Complicates Contracts, DynCorp Says In FCA Suit

[Translate] War Complicates Contracts, DynCorp Says In FCA Suit By Bryan Koenig Law360, Washington (December 15, 2016, 8:05 PM EST) — What a False Claims Act lawsuit characterizes as the illegal pass-on of $135 million in inflated bills from training … Continue reading

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