Category Archives: David Isenberg

The Rise of the Development Industrial Complex

Published on February 5th, 2016 | by David Isenberg The Rise of the Development Industrial Complex  by David Isenberg The private military and security contracting (PMSC) industry has long claimed, not without some justification, that all the publicity about private … Continue reading

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The Origin of the New Species of Drone Operator

Published on December 28th, 2015 | by David Isenberg The Origin of the New Species of Drone Operator by David Isenberg Back in April I wrote about growing involvement of private contractors in unmanned aerial systems.  Only half tongue-in-cheek I … Continue reading

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Unlike just about everyone else online I have NOT been sending out multiple emails each day during the “holiday season” asking you to monetarily support this blog. I know readers don’t like to read them and I don’t like to … Continue reading

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It’s A bird? It’s A Plane! No, It’s A Private Drone Contractor!

  It’s A bird? It’s A Plane! No, It’s A Private Drone Contractor! April 10, 2015 by David Isenberg Follow @vanidan @vanidan If there is one constant in the private military and security contracting industry it is that nobody has … Continue reading

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Guns For Hire: The Legal, Policy, and Ethical Implications for the Growing Reliance upon Military Contractors

Here is the video of the private military and security contracting event I spoke at on Tuesday at the American University Washington College of Law. Panel 1 (Exploring the history and current scope of military contractors), Guns For Hire: The … Continue reading

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National Security Law Brief Spring Symposium

I am speaking at this event today, starting at 2pm EST. It will be live streamed at http://media.wcl.american.edu/Mediasite/Play/191bcebb4acc41dbb26936869c50d6f51d National Security Law Brief Spring Symposium Date: 03/24/15 02:00PM – 06:00PM The Symposium will focus on highly controversial and largely unexplored topics … Continue reading

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Guns For Hire: The Legal, Policy, and Ethical Implications of the Growing Reliance Upon Military Contractors

NSLB’s SPRING 2015 SYMPOSIUM Posted on March 13, 2015 by Joseph Vellon Register HERE

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Ask a Senior Analyst — David Isenberg

Ask a Senior Analyst — David Isenberg Posted on February 16, 2015 in Ask a Senior Analyst Wikistrat’s Facebook and Twitter followers recently engaged in a 24-hour exclusive Q&A session with one of Wikistrat’s Senior Analysts, David Isenberg. Questions and Mr. Isenberg’s … Continue reading

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IPOA Complaint Process

IPOA Complaint Process

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Here and There, with David Isenberg, February 3, 2015

x Here and There February 3, 2015 David Isenberg Today on Here and There we talk with David Isenberg, one of the first and still among the best analysts of the use of private contractors by the military and CIA.  … Continue reading

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