Category Archives: Academic

The Invasion of Iraq: Open and Latent Purposes

[Translate] The Second Cold War pp 79-92 The Invasion of Iraq: Open and Latent Purposes Authors and affiliations Luiz Alberto Moniz Bandeira   1.Emeritus professor for HistoryUniversity of BrasíliaSt. Leon-RotGermany Chapter First Online: 31 May 2017  Abstract The militarization of the region occurred … Continue reading

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Profiling Private Security Companies within the Context of International Security

[Translate] Profiling Private Security Companies within the Context of International Security

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Modern-Day Mercenaries? Cowboys, GreyMen, and the Emotional Habitus

[Translate] Modern-Day Mercenaries? Cowboys, GreyMen, and the Emotional Habitus Authors and affiliations Paul Higate  author Chapter First Online:  02 June 2017 Abstract Set against the backdrop of the rapid growth in the Private Military and Security Company (PMSC) industry, this chapter … Continue reading

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Clients, contractors, and the everyday masculinities in global private security

[Translate] Critical Military Studies Volume 3, 2017 – Issue 2: Masculinities at the Margins Clients, contractors, and the everyday masculinities in global private security Amanda Chisholm Pages 120-141 | Received 21 May 2016, Accepted 07 Dec 2016, Published online: 05 … Continue reading

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Oligarchy in Transition? The Potential of Military Privatization in Early 21st Century Russia

[Translate] Oligarchy in Transition? The Potential of Military Privatization in Early 21st Century Russia

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The Nature of Civil–Military & Civil–Contractor Relations

[Translate] Commercializing Cosmopolitan Security pp 19-41 The Nature of Civil–Military & Civil–Contractor Relations Authors and affiliations Andreas Krieg 1.War & Defence StudiesKing’s College London War & Defence StudiesLondonUK Chapter First Online: 07 September 2016 Abstract This chapter provides the conceptual framework … Continue reading

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Half Monk, Half Hitman: Applying Just War Theory to Private Military and Security Companie

[Translate] Half Monk, Half Hitman: Applying Just War Theory to Private Military and Security Companie

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Regulating private military companies by contract: Between anarchy and hierarchy?

[Translate] Regulating private military companies by contract: Between anarchy and hierarchy?

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Shock Monitor

[Translate] Shock Monitor is created to document and study the evolution of Private War and its worldwide impact on human rights. Through the documentation, systematisation and analysis of incidents involving PMSCs and private contractors, it studies not only the development … Continue reading

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World-Systems based on Reciprocity. Eastern Empires, Aegean Polities and Greek Mercenaries in the Archaic Age

[Translate] World-Systems based on Reciprocity. Eastern Empires, Aegean Polities and Greek Mercenaries in the Archaic Age

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