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The Use of Private Military and Security Companies by the United Nations

[Translate] The Use of Private Military and Security Companies by the United Nations

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The Legal Status of Employees of Private Military Security Companies Participating in U.N. Peacekeeping Operations

[Translate] The Legal Status of Employees of Private Military Security Companies Participating in U.N. Peacekeeping Operations

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World Vision rattles aid groups with solo operation for Syrians at Jordan border

[Translate] EXCLUSIVE: World Vision rattles aid groups with solo operation for Syrians at Jordan border By Sara Elizabeth Williams AMMAN, 24 January 2017 Some 70,000 Syrians are stranded in a demilitarised zone on the Jordan-Syria border, with aid severely limited … Continue reading

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Is the World Ready for Private Military Companies as Peacekeepers?

[Translate] Is the World Ready for Private Military Companies as Peacekeepers? By Tanya Rohatgi on 01/07/2016 Private contractors can provide immediate relief to a conflict-torn region, but run the risk of damaging the very fabric of the international state system … Continue reading

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A study of peacekeeping, peace-enforcement and private military companies in Sierra Leone

[Translate] A study of peacekeeping, peace-enforcement and private military companies in Sierra Leone

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Peace at What Price? The Uncertain Costs of Privatised Peace Supoort Operations

[Translate] Peace at What Price? The Uncertain Costs of Privatised Peace Supoort Operations

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UN Adopts Cuban Resolutions on Peace and Rejection of Mercenaries

[Translate] UN Adopts Cuban Resolutions on Peace and Rejection of Mercenaries United Nations, Nov 18 (Prensa Latina) The Third Committee of the UN General Assembly has adopted today by large majority two draft resolutions submitted by Cuba, which advocate for … Continue reading

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

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

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Contracting for Stability: The Potential Use of Private Military Contractors as a United Nations Rapid-Reaction Force

[Translate] Contracting for Stability: The Potential Use of Private Military Contractors as a United Nations Rapid-Reaction Force

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Gender and the Globalisation of Violence: The Treacherous Terrain of Privatised Peacekeeping

[Translate] Gender and the Globalisation of Violence: The Treacherous Terrain of Privatised Peacekeeping

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