Category Archives: Control

Accountability for Armed Contractors

FLETCHER SECURITY REVIEW The Security Studies Journal of the Fletcher School, Tufts University Article from Vol.2 No.1: Money & War Accountability for Armed Contractors Dr. Ian Ralby  12 January 2015 On 16 September 2007, the accountability of private armed contractors … Continue reading

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The CIA Illegally Let the Wrong People Do Intelligence Work, Declassified Report Finds

The CIA Illegally Let the Wrong People Do Intelligence Work, Declassified Report Finds By Jason Leopold April 27, 2016 | 12:25 pm The CIA violated federal laws and its own internal regulations by hiring independent contractors for a wide variety … Continue reading

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Private Security Forces in Afghanistan and Iraq: The Potential Impact of the Montreux Document

Private Security Forces in Afghanistan and Iraq: The Potential Impact of the Montreux Document

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Regulations of Private Military Companies in Iraq

Regulations of Private Military Companies in Iraq

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What Makes Erik Run?

Published on April 25th, 2016 | by David Isenberg What Makes Erik Run? by David Isenberg The Intercept recently revealed Erik Prince’s attempts to sell military services in Libya and other countries in Africa. He has done so even though his … Continue reading

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Well-Behaved Defense Contractors Seldom Make History

COmmentary Well-Behaved Defense Contractors Seldom Make History Whitney Grespin April 21, 2016 Although stability operations and contingency contracting may not be the biggest industry in the world, “You’d have a hard time finding another industry that has a greater impact … Continue reading

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Government Contracting Should Be a Core Competence for US Military Personnel

Government Contracting Should Be a Core Competence for US Military Personnel

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UK firm ’employed former child soldiers’ as mercenaries in Iraq

UK firm ’employed former child soldiers’ as mercenaries in Iraq Former director acknowledges Aegis Defence Services may have recruited former child fighters in Sierra Leone A 2000 image of a 14-year-old soldier in Sierra Leone Photograph: Adam Butler/AP Global development … Continue reading

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Improprieties Found in Navy Port Service Contracts

Improprieties Found in Navy Port Service Contracts April 12, 2016 USS Truxtun (DDG 103) refuels at sea with USNS Leroy Grumman (T-AO 195) (U.S. Navy photo by MC2 Tony Curtis) A government audit uncovered major flaws in the U.S. Navy’s oversight of … Continue reading

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DOD TFBSO: Review of Selected Expenditures Highlights Serious Management & Oversight Problems

DOD TFBSO: Review of Selected Expenditures Highlights Serious Management & Oversight Problems

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