Daily Archives: December 18, 2017

Russian Mercenaries Offered Cut of Profits from Oil Fields in Syria

[Translate] Russian Mercenaries Offered Cut of Profits from Oil Fields in Syria Dec 12, 2017 — 20:11 — Update: Dec. 13 2017 — 10:18 Andrei Rudakov / Bloomberg A Syrian state oil company offered a Russian military contractor a cut … Continue reading

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Murderers, gamblers and criminals on the run: How French Foreign Legion soldiers were the toughest in the world and would march in 50C heat till their BOOTS filled with BLOOD

[Translate] Murderers, gamblers and criminals on the run: How French Foreign Legion soldiers were the toughest in the world and would march in 50C heat till their BOOTS filled with BLOOD New book examines the legendary, vicious (and racist) French … Continue reading

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This is what basic training in the French Foreign Legion is like

[Translate]  This is what basic training in the French Foreign Legion is like By Blake Stilwell Oct. 04, 01:10 PM If the idea of spending 12 weeks in boot camp is what keeps people from joining the Marine Corps, they … Continue reading

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Americans struggle to meet the French Foreign Legion’s high bar

[Translate] GALLERY Americans struggle to meet the French Foreign Legion’s high bar Edward, an American member of the French Foreign Legion, takes a break during a weapons drill in September at Camp de Carpiagne, home base of the Legion’s First … Continue reading

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The Use of PMSCs by the United Nations in Times of Armed Conflict, Application of IHL and Responsibility Matters

[Translate] The Use of PMSCs by the United Nations in Times of Armed Conflict, Application of IHL and Responsibility Matters

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PRIVATE SECURITY COMPANIES – International Efforts

[Translate] PRIVATE SECURITY COMPANIES – International Efforts Working with other U.S. Government agencies, the Department of Defense supports international efforts for regulation and oversight of PSCs. These efforts include the development and promotion of the Montreux Document on pertinent international … Continue reading

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Topic 2: The Role of Private Military and Security Companies (PMSCs) in Armed Conflict

[Translate] Topic 2: The Role of Private Military and Security Companies (PMSCs) in Armed Conflict

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The Handbook on the Use of Force for Private Security Companies

[Translate] The Handbook on the Use of Force for Private Security Companies

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20 July 2017 – Report of the Working Group on the use of mercenaries as a means of violating human rights and impeding the exercise of the right of peoples to self-determination

[Translate] 20 July 2017 – Report of the Working Group on the use of mercenaries as a means of violating human rights and impeding the exercise of the right of peoples to self-determination

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Visualizing The Unreal Size Of The Dutch East India Company At Its Peak

[Translate] THAT’S A LOT OF TRILLIONS Visualizing The Unreal Size Of The Dutch East India Company At Its Peak Dec 11 2017, 3:13 PM Much has been written about what company will be the first to break the $1 trillion … Continue reading

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