Category Archives: Academic

Should Blackwater and Halliburton Pay for the People They’ve Killed: Or are Government Contractors Entitled to a Common-Law Combatant-Activities Defense

Should Blackwater and Halliburton Pay for the People They’ve Killed: Or are Government Contractors Entitled to a Common-Law Combatant-Activities Defense Johns, Margaret Z. Combatant-Activities Defense.” Tenn. L. Rev. 80 (2012): 347.

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Private Military Companies: The New Condottieri

Private Military Companies: The New Condottieri FULLOON, MARK. Cover 32/1, Design: Debra Livingston–University of the Sunshine Coast. 32.1 (2013): 49.

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Mercenaries in Somalia: A Neomedieval Tale

Mercenaries in Somalia: A Neomedieval Tale.” The Modern Mercenary: Private Armies and What They Mean for World Order (2014): 131.

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Operational Risk and Reputational Compromise: Managing the Militarization of Corporate Security in Iraq

“Operational Risk and Reputational Compromise: Managing the Militarization of Corporate Security in Iraq.” O’Reilly, Conor. Corporate Security in the 21st Century: Theory and Practice in International Perspective (2014): 134.

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The Historical Background as Factor Favoring the Occurrence of Mercenaries and the Contemporary Role of Mercenarism in the Context of International Law

The Historical Background as Factor Favoring the Occurrence of Mercenaries and the Contemporary Role of Mercenarism in the Context of International Law

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Normative Power under Contract? Commercial Support to European Crisis Management Operations

International Peacekeeping Volume 21, Issue 1, 2014 Normative Power under Contract? Commercial Support to European Crisis Management Operations Francesco Giumelli* & Eugenio Cusumano pages 37-55 Published online: 07 Mar 2014 Abstract The increasing privatization of military and stability operations has … Continue reading

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Determining the Status of Private Military Companies Under International Law: A Quest to Solve Accountability Issues in Armed Conflicts

Determining the Status of Private Military Companies Under International Law: A Quest to Solve Accountability Issues in Armed Conflicts P.R. Kalidhass Jawaharlal Nehru University – Centre for International Legal Studies (CILS) June 29, 2014 Amsterdam Law Forum, Volume 6, Spring … Continue reading

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Private military contractors, war crimes and international humanitarian law

Private military contractors, war crimes and international humanitarian law

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Private Military Contractors: Deplore or Deploy? – Lessons from the ‘Blackwater Scandal’ in Iraq

Title: Private Military Contractors: Deplore or Deploy? – Lessons from the ‘Blackwater Scandal’ in Iraq Author: Dam, C.T. ten Journal Title: Forum of EthnoGeoPolitics Issue: 2 Volume: 1 Start Page: 20 End Page: 47 Pages: 28 Issue Date: 2013-10-30 Abstract: … Continue reading

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Holding Blackwater Accountable: Private Security Contractors and the Protections of Use Immunity

Holding Blackwater Accountable: Private Security Contractors and the Protections of Use Immunity Emily Kelly, Boston College Law SchoolFollow Abstract Private security contractors who commit crimes abroad enjoy extensive protection from prosecution. When private security contractors discharge weapons without authorization, the … Continue reading

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