Category Archives: Shooters

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

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

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Fighting Maritime Piracy with Private Armed Guards

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 carry … 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

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

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

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Echo Papa Exposed

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 Austrian … Continue reading

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Armed Guards on Vessels: Insurance and Liability

Armed Guards on Vessels: Insurance and Liability

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Russia Leads the Way to a PMC Future

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: the … Continue reading

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

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 bag. Sometimes … Continue reading

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Armed guards to sail on vessels in Malaysia

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 vessels … Continue reading

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A brisk business in safeguarding guns

Floating armouries Cruisin’ with guns A brisk business in safeguarding guns Jan 23rd 2016 | From the print edition IN OCTOBER 2013 the Seaman Guard Ohio, a Sierra Leone-flagged ship, was intercepted just under 11 nautical miles off the coast … Continue reading

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