Category Archives: Africa

The Case for Private Contractors in Northern Nigeria

The Case for Private Contractors in Northern Nigeria by David Pfotenhauer | Jan 27, 2016 | Featured, North Africa | 1 Comment The unsubstantiated rumours of the private security company STTEP (Specialised Tasks, Training, Equipment and Protection International) being redeployed … Continue reading

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The Role Of Commercially Provided Security in Africa’s Patrimonial Security Complexes

The Role Of Commercially Provided Security in Africa’s Patrimonial Security Complexes Christopher Kinsey ; Andreas Krieg Original language English Pages (from-to) 69 – 96 Number of pages 28 Journal Brazilian Journal of Strategy and International Relations Volume 3 Issue number … Continue reading

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Mercenaries and the Congo Crisis

Mercenaries and the Congo Crisis

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THE UNDERBELLY OF GLOBAL SECURITY: SIERRA LEONEAN EX-MILITIAS IN IRAQ

THE UNDERBELLY OF GLOBAL SECURITY: SIERRA LEONEAN EX-MILITIAS IN IRAQ Maya Mynster Christensen* ↵*Maya Mynster Christensen (isk-mk03@fak.dk) is an Assistant Professor at the Royal Danish Defence College. The article has greatly benefited from comments by anonymous reviewers and the editors … Continue reading

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The anti-terrorist security priority of China in Africa

Google Translation The anti-terrorist security priority of China in Africa [26 December 2015] • François Danjou Erik Prince, 46 former special forces officer in the US Navy and close to the CIA, the complex personality, created in 1997, at age … Continue reading

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The anti-terrorist security priority of China in Africa

The anti-terrorist security priority of China in Africa [26 December 2015] • François Danjou Erik Prince, 46 former special forces officer in the US Navy and close to the CIA, the complex personality, created in 1997, at age 28 Blackwater, … Continue reading

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High Risk Areas – security guards and patrol/gunboats in the Gulf of Guinea

High Risk Areas – security guards and patrol/gunboats in the Gulf of Guinea in Marine Insurance P&I Club News,Piracy and Security News 25/11/2015 Despite the number of reported incidents of piracy declining globally, especially off Somalia with no reported incidents … Continue reading

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From combat to non-combat action: Private military and security companies and humanitarian assistance operations in Darfur, Sudan

From combat to non-combat action Private military and security companies and humanitarian assistance operations in Darfur, Sudan PChris M.A. Kwaja pages 153-161 Published online: 02 Apr 2015 Abstract This paper examines the rationale and centrality of private military and security … Continue reading

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Operational Contract Support: Additional Actions Needed To Manage, Account for, and Vet Defense Contractors in Africa

Operational Contract Support: Additional Actions Needed to Manage, Account for, and Vet Defense Contractors in Africa GAO-16-105: Published: Dec 17, 2015. Publicly Released: Dec 17, 2015. Highlights Recommendations

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Use of Nigerian Navy for private security remains subject to severe restrictions

Use of Nigerian Navy for private security remains subject to severe restrictions 24th November 2015 The current practice of using Nigerian Navy (and Nigerian security forces in general) is coming under review by the Buhari presidency. The past and current … Continue reading

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