Category Archives: Outsourcing/Privatization

Who Runs the Streets of New Orleans?

The New York Times Cover Photo Lucretia Gantner and Patrick Guidry, off-duty officers for the New Orleans Police Department, on patrol as part of the privately funded French Quarter Task Force. Credit Edmund D. Fountain for The New York Times … Continue reading

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Neoliberalism and the rise of the private military industry

Neoliberalism and the rise of the private military industry

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Cutting Troops But Letting The Civilian Army Swell

Cutting Troops But Letting The Civilian Army Swell By Mackenzie Eaglen 24 July 2015 The Wall Street Journal Another round of pink slips for U.S. troops: On July 9 the Army announced that 40,000 soldiers will be cut from active … Continue reading

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Inside Federal Outsourcing

Inside Federal Outsourcing By Chris Cornillie July 20, 2015 Federal agencies’ mission scope is evolving and expanding on a daily basis, while their budgets remain stagnant, regulations keep them perennially understaffed, and new technologies necessitate unique and in-demand skill sets. As a … Continue reading

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Migrant Workers and the US Military in the Middle East

Migrant Workers and the US Military in the Middle East

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D.C.’s New Push: Use Saddam’s Men to Fight Obama’s ISIS War

Rewind 07.21.158:00 PM ET D.C.’s New Push: Use Saddam’s Men to Fight Obama’s ISIS War An ex-senator, a former CIA officer, and an Iraqi mogul lobby Congress for a private army, led by Saddam’s officers, to take on the terrorists … Continue reading

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The corporatisation of Pine Gap

The corporatisation of Pine Gap You are here: Home » NAPSNet » Special Reports » The corporatisation of Pine Gap Hello! The below report is written in English. To translate the full report, please use the translator in the top … Continue reading

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Only one in 10 Pine Gap spies is employed by Australian government

Only one in 10 Pine Gap spies is employed by Australian government June 24, 2015 Philip Dorling Only one in 10 workers at the top secret Pine Gap spy base is employed by the Australian government, and security experts fear that … Continue reading

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Energy and conflict: Security outsourcing in the protection of critical energy infrastructures

Published online before print December 3, 2014, Cooperation and Conflict December 3, 2014 Energy and conflict: Security outsourcing in the protection of critical energy infrastructures Yuliya Zabyelina John Jay College of Criminal Justice, USA Irina Kustova University of Trento, Italy … Continue reading

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Coalition of the Hired – Privatized Peacekeeping in Africa, A Different Solution

Coalition of the Hired – Privatized Peacekeeping in Africa, A Different Solution

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