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Book talk by Sean McFate, Part 2

Book talk by Sean McFate, Part 2 Book talk by Sean McFate, author of The Modern Mercenary: Private Armies and What They Mean for World Order

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Book talk by Sean McFate, Part 1

Book talk by Sean McFate, author of The Modern Mercenary: Private Armies and What They Mean for World Order

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Just Warriors or Just Mercenaries?

Just Warriors or Just Mercenaries? Analyzing Self-Other Constructions of Private Military and Security Companies (PMSCs) Berenike Prem PhD Student Collaborative Research Center “Transformations of the State” University of Bremen, Germany Berenike.Prem@sfb597.uni-bremen.de Paper Prepared for the 8th Pan – European Conference … Continue reading

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Reshaping Security Governmentality: Private Military Companies in Libya and the resignification of Neoliberal practices

Reshaping Security Governmentality: Private Military Companies in Libya and the resignification of Neoliberal practices

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Private Military Companies: Assisting the Transnational Capitalist Class in Accumulation by Dispossession

Private Military Companies: Assisting the Transnational Capitalist Class in Accumulation by Dispossession A Thesis Submitted to The Department of Political Science In Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements For the Degree of Master of Arts By Tori Aarseth Under the supervision … Continue reading

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I thwarted an assassination attempt on President – ex-mercenary

I thwarted an assassination attempt on President – ex-mercenary February 23, 2015 08:30 Download video (221.22 MB) Mercenaries have always been there, where’s the bloodshed going on. The times when whole armies of mercenary troops, or even personal regiments were … Continue reading

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Commodifying State Crime: Accounting and “Extraordinary Rendition”

Commodifying State Crime: Accounting and “Extraordinary Rendition” Michele Chwastiak University of New Mexico Anderson School of Management Albuquerque, NM 87110 chwastiak@mgt.unm.edu The author would like to thank Reprieve for sharing the Richmor Aviation, Inc. v. Sportsflight Air, Inc. court documents. … Continue reading

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Title: Profiting from destruction: The Iraq reconstruction, auditing and the management of fraud

Title: Profiting from destruction: The Iraq reconstruction, auditing and the management of fraud Author(s): Michele Chwastiak Source: Critical Perspectives on Accounting. 24.1 (Feb. 2013): p32. Keywords: Accountability; Critical; Public Interest; Fraud; Corruption; Auditing; Neoliberalism; Iraq Abstract: While several US corporations … Continue reading

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The perils of outsourcing post-conflict reconstruction: donor countries, international NGOs and private military and security companies

Conflict, Security & Development Volume 15, Issue 1, 2015 The perils of outsourcing post-conflict reconstruction: donor countries, international NGOs and private military and security companies Nikolaos Tzifakis & Asteris Huliaras pages 51-73 Published online: 17 Feb 2015 Abstract During the … Continue reading

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Remaking Soldier-Citizens: Military Privatization and the Biopolitics of Sacrifice

Remaking Soldier-Citizens: Military Privatization and the Biopolitics of Sacrifice Author: Baggiarini, Bianca Source: St Antony’s International Review, Volume 9, Number 2, February 2014, pp. 9-23(15) Publisher: St Antony’s International Review Abstract: This paper questions how military privatization has the potential to … Continue reading

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