Category Archives: Academic

Private military and security companies, contract structure, market competition, and violence in Iraq

[Translate] Private military and security companies, contract structure, market competition, and violence in Iraq Benjamin Tkach First Published May 4, 2017

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Modern maritime piracy: The anti-piracy professionals’ consciousness of the hard and soft law regulating anti-piracy operations

[Translate] Modern maritime piracy: The anti-piracy professionals’ consciousness of the hard and soft law regulating anti-piracy operations

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Air Power and PMSCs

[Translate] Air Power and PMSCs Authors and affiliations  Christopher Spearin, Department of Defence StudiesRoyal Military College of Canada/Canadian Forces CollegeTorontoCanada Chapter First Online: 10 June 2017 Abstract Chapter 6 concerns air power and while one is, by physical necessity, pushed towards … Continue reading

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Challenging Sovereignty and State Control of Violence at Sea? The Operations of Private Anti-Piracy Security Providers

[Translate] Resistance and Change in World Politics pp 79-108 Part of the Global Issues book series (GLOISS) Challenging Sovereignty and State Control of Violence at Sea? The Operations of Private Anti-Piracy Security Providers Authors Authors and affiliations Carolin Liss Email author1 … Continue reading

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The Age of outsourcing: The UN Peacekeeping Operations

[Translate] The Age of outsourcing: The UN Peacekeeping Operations

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LA PERCEPCIÓN DE LAS ÉLITES POLÍTICAS Y LA PREDILECCIÓN: POR LAS FORMAS PRIVADAS DE VIOLENCIA DE LOS MERCENARIOS A LAS COMPAÑÍAS MILITARES DE SEGURIDAD PRIVADA

[Translate] LA PERCEPCIÓN DE LAS ÉLITES POLÍTICAS Y LA PREDILECCIÓN: POR LAS FORMAS PRIVADAS DE VIOLENCIA  DE LOS MERCENARIOS A LAS COMPAÑÍAS MILITARES DE SEGURIDAD PRIVADA

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Private Maritime Security Contractors and Use of Lethal Force in Maritime Domain

[Translate] The Future of the Law of the Sea pp 191-212 Private Maritime Security Contractors and Use of Lethal Force in Maritime Domain Authors Authors and affiliations Jasenko MarinEmail author Mišo Mudrić Robert Mikac Jasenko Marin 1 Email author Mišo Mudrić 1 Robert Mikac 2 1.Department … Continue reading

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THE PERCEPTION OF POLITICAL ELITES AND THE PREDILECTION FOR PRIVATE FORMS OF VIOLENCE: FROM MERCENARIES TO MILITARY PRIVATE SECURITY COMPANIES

[Translate] THE PERCEPTION OF POLITICAL ELITES AND THE PREDILECTION FOR PRIVATE FORMS OF VIOLENCE: FROM MERCENARIES TO MILITARY PRIVATE SECURITY COMPANIES

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Is It a Good Idea to Privatize the War in Afghanistan?

[Translate] Is It a Good Idea to Privatize the War in Afghanistan? By Rebecca Zimmerman On 8/4/17 at 8:56 AM Opinion Several weeks ago Erik Prince, best known as the CEO of the Blackwater Corporation, wrote an op-ed arguing that … Continue reading

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The White House has no idea how to proceed in Afghanistan

[Translate] The White House has no idea how to proceed in Afghanistan While Afghans suffer horrific casualties, President Trump can’t seem to decide between a modest troop surge or sending in more private contractors.

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