Category Archives: Europe

The (ir)resistible temptation of privatizing security: A Dutch perspective

The (ir)resistible temptation of privatizing security: A Dutch perspective

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Italy and the Companies of Adventure in the Fourteenth Century

Italy and the Companies of Adventure in the Fourteenth Century

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Dutch Mercenaries in the Tsar’s Service: The Van Bockhoven Clan

Dutch Mercenaries in the Tsar’s Service: The Van Bockhoven Clan

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The good, the bad, the ugly: Why privatisation in NATO missions backfires

The good, the bad, the ugly: Why privatisation in NATO missions backfires

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First overseas ban for Swiss-based private security firm

First overseas ban for Swiss-based private security firm Aug 23, 2016 – 08:58 Private security contractors are not allowed to provide mercenaries and any direct participation in an armed conflict is also banned (AFP) A Swiss-based private security contractor has … Continue reading

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MPRI offers settlement to the Serbs from Krajina over operation “Storm”

MPRI offers settlement to the Serbs from Krajina over operation “Storm” By InSerbia with agencies – Jan 25, 2015  American company MPRI, sued by Serbs from Krajina before the court in Chicago, accused of being an advisor of the Croatian … Continue reading

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Exploring PSC–military relations: Swedish officers and the private security sector in peace operations

Exploring PSC–military relations: Swedish officers and the private security sector in peace operations

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Realizing the market-state: Military transformation and security outsourcing in Sweden

Realizing the market-state: Military transformation and security outsourcing in Sweden

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Who governs Norwegian maritime security: Public facilitation of private security in a fragmented security environment

Who governs Norwegian maritime security: Public facilitation of private security in a fragmented security environment

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The European arms dealers profiting from the refugee crisis

The European arms dealers profiting from the refugee crisis Press release Amsterdam, 4 July 2016 –  The European arms industry, involved in selling arms to the Middle East, is the same one now profiting from militarising EU’s borders, reveals a … Continue reading

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