Category Archives: Control

Cyprus: Guidance Under Anti-Piracy Law

Cyprus: Guidance Under Anti-Piracy Law 09/02/2016     The Protection of Cyprus Ships Against Acts of Piracy and Other Unlawful Acts Law 2012 regulates the use of private security contractors on board Cyprus ships.1 It requires contractors providing services to … Continue reading

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Why there’s a case for bringing private armies in from the cold

Why there’s a case for bringing private armies in from the cold February 4, 2016 11.02am EST Author Katerina Galai International Law & Security PhD Candidate, University of Sussex The aftermath of a Libyan militia’s clash with Islamic State. Reuters … Continue reading

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DoD Warns American Psychological Association: Help Us Torture, Or The U.S. Will Be Attacked

DoD Warns American Psychological Association: Help Us Torture, Or The U.S. Will Be Attacked Officials have accused the American Psychological Association of hindering the recruitment and retention of qualified psychologists required by the U.S. Armed Forces. By Andrew Emett | … Continue reading

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Pentagon Wants Psychologists to End Ban on Interrogation Role

 Pentagon Wants Psychologists to End Ban on Interrogation Role By JAMES RISENJAN. 24, 2016 Photo The Washington headquarters of the American Psychological Association, which last summer barred psychologists from participating in national security interrogations at facilities like the Guantánamo Bay … Continue reading

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Contractors in the “Kill Chain”? At the Nexus of LOAC and Procurement Law

  Hard National Security Choices Sunday, January 24, 2016 Targeted Killing Contractors in the “Kill Chain”? At the Nexus of LOAC and Procurement Law By Charles Kels Sunday, January 24, 2016, 7:03 AM Recently, the Los Angeles Times reported that … Continue reading

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Testimony on TFBSO: Preliminary Results Show Serious Management & Oversight Problems

Today, Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction, John F. Sopko, testified before the Senate Armed Services Committee, Subcommittee on Readiness and Management Support on oversight of the Department of Defense’s Task Force for Business and Stability Operations (TFBSO). The testimony … Continue reading

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Silent Partners: Private Forces, Mercenaries, and International Humanitarian Law in the 21st Century

Silent Partners: Private Forces, Mercenaries, and International Humanitarian Law in the 21st Century

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DoD: Training, Awareness Critical in Human Trafficking Fight

DoD: Training, Awareness Critical in Human Trafficking Fight By Lisa Ferdinando DoD News, Defense Media Activity President Barack Obama proclaimed January as National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month. The Joint Staff’s Operational Contract Support Joint Exercise is designed to … Continue reading

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The development of the private security industry in South Korea: history, progress, and critical issues, 1950-2014

Dae Woon Kim (School of Criminology and Criminal Justice, Griffith University, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.) Citation: Dae Woon Kim, (2015) The development of the private security industry in South Korea: history, progress, and critical issues, 1950-2014 Journal of Criminological Research, Policy … Continue reading

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The American Psychological Association and the Hoffman Report

Journal of Humanistic Psychology  first published on December 17, 2015 The American Psychological Association and the Hoffman Report David N. Elkins1⇑ 1.      1Pepperdine University, Irvine, CA, USA David N. Elkins, PO Box 2084, Carefree, AZ 85377, USA. Email: davidnelkins@hotmail.com Abstract … Continue reading

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