Category Archives: Control

THE REGULATION OF PRIVATE MILITARY AND SECURITY CONTRACTORS

THE REGULATION OF PRIVATE MILITARY AND SECURITY CONTRACTORS  Clapham, Andrew; Zellweger, Valentin. American Society of International Law. Proceedings of the Annual Meeting. (Apr 3-Apr 6, 2013). Abstract (summary) The panelists explained the latest developments, as well as offered their perspectives … Continue reading

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Serco faces $680,000 hit in fines

Serco faces $680,000 hit in fines Phoebe Wearne and Daniel Emerson The West Australian October 16, 2014, 5:41 aml The West Australian WA’s private prison operator Serco is facing fines of up to $680,000 for a series of prisoner escapes … Continue reading

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Companies and Combat Operations: Regulating Private Military Companies After the War on Terror

Companies and Combat Operations: Regulating Private Military Companies After the War on Terror Uploaded by Sara Mc Guire Abstract: The privatization of warfare has led to increasing state reliance on private military companies (PMCs) in the conduct of security operations. … Continue reading

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Framework to Private Military and Security Contractors: The International Regulation of PMSC Compliance With Human Rights Objectives

Forthcoming Framework to Private Military and Security Contractors: The International Regulation of PMSC Compliance With Human Rights Objectives Uploaded by Sara Mc Guire Abstract: Private military companies are a ubiquitous facet of the military apparatus of developed states. The international … Continue reading

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The Private Arming of Merchant Shipping – an Emerging Transnational Norm?

The Private Arming of Merchant Shipping – an Emerging Transnational Norm?

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International and Comparative Regulation of Private Maritime Security Companies Employed in Counter-Piracy

International and Comparative Regulation of Private Maritime Security Companies Employed in Counter-Piracy James Kraska Stockton Center for the Study of International Law; University of Virginia School of Law, Center for Oceans Law & Policy 2012 Modern High Seas Piracy, (Douglas … Continue reading

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Private Security Firms and the Influence of Corporate Structure on Conflict Outcomes: Evidence from the Second Iraq – US War Benjamin Tkach Texas A&M University (TAMU), Central Texas August 23, 2013 Abstract: Does the corporate structure of private security firms … Continue reading

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The Use of Private Contractors for Security

The Opinion Pages | LETTERS The Use of Private Contractors for Security OCT. 12, 2014 To the Editor: Re “A Perilous Dependence on Contractors,” by Ann Hagedorn (Op-Ed, Oct. 3): The remedy is not to try to improve private security contractors, but to … Continue reading

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Crime fighter cleared over illegal guards

Crime fighter cleared over illegal guards The Press and Journal By neil macphail 25 September 2014 A leading north crime fighter appeared in court yesterday accused of employing unlicensed security guards. Jim Ferguson, deputy chairman of Crimestoppers Scotland and chairman … Continue reading

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SAMI On Top Line Security Concerns

SAMI On Top Line Security Concerns By Steven Jones, Maritime Director, The Security Association for the Maritime Industry (SAMI) Wednesday, September 24, 2014 With progress being made against piracy off Somalia, it seems that other maritime security issues are becoming … Continue reading

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