Category Archives: Control

Inherently Governmental Functions: A Bright Line Obscured by the Fog of War

Inherently Governmental Functions: A Bright Line Obscured by the Fog of War

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The Scandinavian Approach to Private Maritime Security—A Regulatory Façade?

The Scandinavian Approach to Private Maritime Security—A Regulatory Façade?

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REGULATING PRIVATE SECURITY COMPANIES (PSCs) AND PRIVATE MILITARY COMPANIES (PMCs) UNDER THE LAW OF TIMORLESTE

REGULATING PRIVATE SECURITY COMPANIES (PSCs) AND PRIVATE MILITARY COMPANIES (PMCs) UNDER THE LAW OF TIMORLESTE

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Wilson Security apologise for giving wrong information to Nauru inquiry

Wilson Security apologise for giving wrong information to Nauru inquiry Australian Broadcasting Corporation Transcripts Jake Sturmer 21 August 2015, The operators of security services in Nauru have apologised for mistakenly misinforming a parliamentary inquiry investigating abuse at the island’s detention … Continue reading

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Why Ethical Psychologists Play an Important Role in Interrogations

THE BLOG Anne Speckhard Become a fanAuthor of Talking to Terrorists Why Ethical Psychologists Play an Important Role in Interrogations Posted: 08/21/2015 7:23 pm EDT Updated: 26 minutes ago On Aug. 7, the American Psychological Association overwhelmingly approved a sweeping … Continue reading

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Audit of Contract Oversight in Afghanistan

Audit of Contract Oversight in Afghanistan (Project No. D2015-DOOOJB-0239.000)

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G4S paid author of ‘independent’ youth prison report as consultant

G4S paid author of ‘independent’ youth prison report as consultant Former prisons chief Sir Martin Narey said firm’s Rainsbrook unit, which inspectors condemned months earlier, treated children ‘overwhelmingly well’ Martin Narey has been a paid consultant for G4S for three … Continue reading

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Preventing a New Chapter of “Vacuous” Oversight

Preventing a New Chapter of “Vacuous” Oversight August 10, 2015 (Photo: U.S. Army) Earlier this year, we wrote that designating the Department of Defense Inspector General (DoD IG) as the “lead” watchdog to monitor overseas contingency operations in Afghanistan would overlap with … Continue reading

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Judge: USAID must undo suspension of largest war-zone contractor, IRD

Judge: USAID must undo suspension of largest war-zone contractor, IRD By Spencer S. Hsu August 3 A federal judge Monday ordered the U.S. Agency for International Development to undo the January suspension of one of its largest nonprofit contractors, saying … Continue reading

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Yes, America’s Psychologists Abetted Torture Interrogations

Yes, America’s Psychologists Abetted Torture Interrogations August 7, 2015  (Photo by Justin Norman / Flickr) But where’s the oversight of their contracts with the Pentagon and CIA and of their conflicts of interest? Conflicts of interest. Cozy relationships. Undisclosed payments. Professional opinions … Continue reading

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