Category Archives: Control

Federal inspector urges nonprofit to eliminate its ‘gag provisions’

Federal inspector urges nonprofit to eliminate its ‘gag provisions’ By Scott Higham The Washington Post Published: August 2, 2014 WASHINGTON — A federal inspector general said Thursday that more than half of the separation agreements signed by departing employees of … Continue reading

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Time to regulate private security industry

Time to regulate private security industry by Leo Olivero Private Security is a worldwide multi-billion pound industry employing more personnel than the normal police service; Gibraltar has been no exception, over the past 10 to 15 years the presence and … Continue reading

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Federal Acquisition Regulation; Submission for OMB Review; Combating Trafficking in Persons

  Federal Acquisition Regulation; Submission for OMB Review; Combating Trafficking in Persons   [Federal Register Volume 79, Number 161 (Wednesday, August 20, 2014)]   [Notices]   [Page 49317]   From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov] … Continue reading

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A Tour de Horizon of Issues on the Agenda of the Mercenaries Working Group*

Minnesota Journal of International Law Summer, 2013 22 Minn. J. Int’l L. 324 Article: A Tour de Horizon of Issues on the Agenda of the Mercenaries Working Group* * The full title of the Working Group is “The Working Group … Continue reading

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The Rise of Private Military Companies (Part 2/2)

Aug 21, 2014, 9:45am EDT Updated: Aug 21, 2014, 10:31am EDT DynCorp loses counterterrorism intel contract, plans layoffs of Vienna workers Enlarge Photo DynCorp International Corp. expects to layoff 64 employees with the loss of a rather mysterious contract for … Continue reading

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Serbian deputy premier proposes banning citizens fighting abroad as mercenaries

Serbian deputy premier proposes banning citizens fighting abroad as mercenaries BBC Monitoring European 19 August 2014 13:19 (c) 2014 The British Broadcasting Corporation. Text of report by Serbian newspaper Vecernje novosti website on 19 August [Unattributed report: “War mercenaries crave … Continue reading

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The Ethical Implications of the Use of Private Military Force: Regulatable or Irreconcilable?

Journal of Military Ethics Volume 13, Issue 1, 2014 The Ethical Implications of the Use of Private Military Force: Regulatable or Irreconcilable? Dimitrios Machairasa* pages 49-69 Published online: 08 May 2014 Abstract This paper attempts to present an examination of … Continue reading

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Why Private Security Part 3

Christopher Mayer Director, Armed Contingency Contractor Policies and Programs at US Department of Defense Why Private Security Part 3 August 13, 2014 On review, I see that in my first post I wrote that I would next cover conditions where … Continue reading

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Why Private Security Part 2

Christopher Mayer Director, Armed Contingency Contractor Policies and Programs at US Department of Defense Why Private Security Part 2 July 16, 2014 Back in April, I wrote that I would address the question of using PSCs as replacement for soldiers … Continue reading

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Human Rights Due Diligence in the Private Security Industry

Join Human Analytics on Tuesday, September 9, 2014 at 12:00 EDT for an educational webinar: “Human Rights Due Diligence in the Private Security Industry.” This online event, co-sponsored with INSSA is free to the public. For more information and to register for this … Continue reading

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