Category Archives: Outsourcing/Privatization

Give private armies a shot

Give private armies a shot The Richmond Times-Dispatch By A. Barton Hinkle 28 June 2015 If the United States does not want to go to war with the Islamic State, why not let mercenaries do it? The thought has occurred … Continue reading

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Book Talk: Back to the future with 21st century soldiers of fortune

Book Talk: Back to the future with 21st century soldiers of fortune POSTED: 02 Jul 2015 17:15 LONDON: It’s now clear, Sean McFate says in his new book, “The Modern Mercenary”, that when nation states spent nearly 400 years officially … Continue reading

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SECURITY SECTOR REFORM IN SOUTH SUDAN: IDENTIFYING ROLES FOR PRIVATE MILITARY AND SECURITY COMPANIES

SECURITY SECTOR REFORM IN SOUTH SUDAN: IDENTIFYING ROLES FOR PRIVATE MILITARY AND SECURITY COMPANIES Portada, Robert A; Riley, John H; Gambone, Michael D. Journal of Third World Studies31.2 (Fall 2014): 151-178.

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The Commodification of War: Political, Legal and Moral Issues

The Commodification of War: Political, Legal and Moral Issues

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Pushing the Limits of the US Warrior Ethos: Understanding the Extensive Use of Private Military Companies in Iraq

Pushing the Limits of the US Warrior Ethos: Understanding the Extensive Use of Private Military Companies in Iraq

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The common defense: Challenging state authority and the citizen army through the privatization of force

The common defense: Challenging state authority and the citizen army through the privatization of force by Kramer, Jared Wilson, M.A., SAN DIEGO STATE UNIVERSITY, 2015, 59 pages; 1587652 Abstract: The national army represents the strength of a nation and, ideally, … Continue reading

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UK Paying Millions for Surveillance Tech Used by Private Security Firms

  UK Paying Millions for Surveillance Tech Used by Private Security Firms © Flickr/ Gareth Milner Europe 15:05 25.06.2015Get short URL 020430 Britain’s Ministry of Justice (MoJ) is still paying private security firms millions of pounds each month for surveillance … Continue reading

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Justice system in meltdown

Justice system in meltdown Jun 2015 Monday 29th posted by Conrad Landin in Britain Experts warn of prison privateers tightening grip NOTORIOUS privateers are “running rings round the government,” Britain’s leading criminal justice campaigner has warned following revelations that G4S … Continue reading

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Imprisoning undocumented immigrants isn’t ‘national security’ – it’s cruelty

Imprisoning undocumented immigrants isn’t ‘national security’ – it’s cruelty These detentions seem to be a repeat of the Japanese American internment camps – an ugly part of US history Innocent children and families are being detained just like Japanese Americans … Continue reading

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A Private Sector Solution to Battle ISIS

A Private Sector Solution to Battle ISIS Give private armies a chance. A. Barton Hinkle | June 29, 2015 If the United States does not want to go to war with the Islamic State, why not let mercenaries do it? … Continue reading

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