Daily Archives: January 14, 2018

Russian-trained mercenaries back Bosnia’s Serb separatists

[Translate] Russian-trained mercenaries back Bosnia’s Serb separatists Security minister confirms report, fuelling fears of destabilisation of the Balkans and a resistance to Nato enlargement Zurnal published photographs of the militia on the streets of Banja Luka, posing in military fatigues. … Continue reading

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F&M Professor Researches Rise of Private Military Contractors

[Translate] 1/12/2018 Peter Durantine F&M Professor Researches Rise of Private Military Contractors After four guards employed by an American military contractor in Iraq were convicted of killing 14 civilians in Baghdad in 2007, a Franklin & Marshall College professor’s interest … Continue reading

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Taking the Tsar’s Shilling: The Economics Driving Russian Recruitment and PMCs

[Translate] FPRI Bear Market Blog Analysis Taking the Tsar’s Shilling: The Economics Driving Russian Recruitment and PMCs By Nicholas McCarty With a few exceptions, the military has rarely been seen as an attractive career for young Russians. Though Russia’s 12-month … Continue reading

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Singer – Corporate Warriors: The Rise and Ramifications of the Privatized Military Industry

[Translate] Singer – Corporate Warriors: The Rise and Ramifications of the Privatized Military Industry December 15, 2017 This week, we consider Peter Singer’s keystone piece in the study of private military contractors (PMCs). It is important to distinguish them from … Continue reading

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Private Military and Security Companies in Iraq

[Translate] Private Military and Security Companies in Iraq 05, 10, 2017  SGIA  Anaysis Iraq 2017, Iraq 2017 Articles, Publications Private Military and Security Companies (PMSCs) in Iraq Abstract: This article discusses the contracting of private military and security companies (PMSCs) … Continue reading

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Privateers, Naval Auxiliaries, and Modern Maritime Warfare

[Translate] Maritime Security Privateers, Naval Auxiliaries, and Modern Maritime Warfare By Lieutenant Matthew Conners, U.S. Navy | September 7, 2017 HistoryNavyPiracy Lieutenant Matthew Conners, U.S. Navy Lieutenant Conners is a 2012 graduate of the Naval Academy, a surface warfare officer, … Continue reading

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Cybersecurity and the Age of Privateering

[Translate] Return to Understanding Cyber Conflict: 14 Analogies Cybersecurity and the Age of Privateering Florian Egloff The study of the historical evolution of the private system of force in maritime history offers important lessons for analyzing and shaping the evolution … Continue reading

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SOMALIA AS A MARKET FOR PRIVATE MILITARY AND SECURITY COMPANIES: DEFINITIONS, AGENTS AND SERVICES

[Translate] SOMALIA AS A MARKET FOR PRIVATE MILITARY AND SECURITY COMPANIES: DEFINITIONS, AGENTS AND SERVICES

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Security by Contractor: Outsourcing in Peace and Stability Operations

[Translate] Security by Contractor: Outsourcing in Peace and Stability Operations

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Russian Private Military Companies—Redwater?

[Translate] Russian Private Military Companies—Redwater? Publication: Eurasia Daily Monitor Volume: 14 Issue: 39 By: Niklas Eklund, Jörgen Elfving March 22, 2017 09:05 PM Russian mercenaries in Syria (Source: Fontanka) Since 2012, there has been a debate in Russia regarding so-called … Continue reading

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