Category Archives: Shooters

Report on relationship between armed private security firms and violence in Latin American countries

[Translate] Report on relationship between armed private security firms and violence in Latin American countries Author: DCAF-UNLIREC, Published on: 8 January 2017 “Armed private security in Latin America and the Caribbean: Oversight and accountability in an evolving context” …The growth … Continue reading

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Protecting Merchant Ships from Maritime Piracy by Privately Contracted Armed Security Personnel

[Translate] Protecting Merchant Ships from Maritime Piracy by Privately Contracted Armed Security Personnel

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Fighting Maritime Piracy with Private Armed Guards

[Translate] Fighting Maritime Piracy with Private Armed Guards July 11, 2016 · by Yvonne M. Dutton · in Militarisation. · States recently embraced a new policy regarding the fight against maritime piracy, and many began authorizing their cargo ships to … Continue reading

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On the Effectiveness of Private Security Guards on Board Merchant Ships off the Coast of Somalia – Where is the Piracy What are the Legal Ramifications

[Translate] On the Effectiveness of Private Security Guards on Board Merchant Ships off the Coast of Somalia – Where is the Piracy What are the Legal Ramifications

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The Use of Armed Forces on Merchant Vessels without Strict Rules for the Use of Force

[Translate] The Use of Armed Forces on Merchant Vessels without Strict Rules for the Use of Force

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Echo Papa Exposed

[Translate] Echo Papa Exposed Inside Erik Prince’s Treacherous Drive to Build a Private Air Force Jeremy Scahill, Matthew Cole Apr. 11 2016, 4:50 a.m. ON A CRISP SATURDAY in November 2014, a black Mercedes SUV pulled onto the tarmac of an … Continue reading

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Armed Guards on Vessels: Insurance and Liability

[Translate] Armed Guards on Vessels: Insurance and Liability

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Russia Leads the Way to a PMC Future

[Translate] Published on April 6th, 2016 | by David Isenberg Russia Leads the Way to a PMC Future by David Isenberg Something almost unprecedented has been happening in the world of private military contracting (PMC) over the past several months: … Continue reading

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When the Going Gets Tough, the Tough Don’t Fire

[Translate] Published on March 21st, 2016 | by David Isenberg When the Going Gets Tough, the Tough Don’t Fire by David Isenberg The performance of private security contractors (PSCs) working for the U.S. government in war zones is a mixed … Continue reading

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Armed guards to sail on vessels in Malaysia

[Translate] Armed guards to sail on vessels in Malaysia February 1st, 2016 Holly Birkett The Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) says it will allow armed guards to travel on vessels transiting Malaysian waters. The guards will be placed on certain … Continue reading

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