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The War Hazards Compensation Act: A Primer

The War Hazards Compensation Act: A Primer Jon B. Robinson Strongpoint Law Firm August 31, 2015 14 Loyola Maritime Law Journal 264 (2015) Abstract: Over the past decade, the number of Defense Base Act and War Hazards Compensation Act claims … Continue reading

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Academics in Foxholes

Academics in Foxholes The Life and Death of the Human Terrain System By Christopher Sims “Effective war-fighting depends,” wrote the anthropologist Montgomery McFate in her 1994 doctoral dissertation on British counterinsurgency in Northern Ireland, “at the most basic level, on … Continue reading

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The Private Military Industrial Complex – Extending Conflict Duration and Quality: The Cost of Using Private Military Contractors

The Private Military Industrial Complex – Extending Conflict Duration and Quality: The Cost of Using Private Military Contractors

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Countering piracy through private security in the Horn of Africa: prospects and pitfalls

Countering piracy through private security in the Horn of Africa: prospects and pitfalls  Ladan Affia, Afyare A. Elmib*, W. Andy Knightc & Said Mohamedb Publishing models and article dates explained Received: 29 Mar 2015 Accepted: 28 Oct 2015 Published online: … Continue reading

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

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

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Combat researcher Sean McFate on mercenaries in conflict zones

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Privatizing War

Chinese Business Review, July 2015, Vol. 14, No. 7, 360-366 Privatizing War Kenneth Shaw State University of New York, New York, USA Since the advent of the U.S. Iraq war in 2003, there has seen an acceleration of functions and … Continue reading

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The Commercial Military and Security Services Industry A Canadian Consideration?

The Commercial Military and Security Services Industry  A Canadian Consideration?

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The Men in the Middle

The Men in the Middle Anjali Kamat, Molly Crabapple From: Dissent Volume 62, Number 2, Spring 2015 pp. 65-72 | 10.1353/dss.2015.0037 Abstract:There is a vast underground network of tens of thousands of recruitment agents, brokers, and sub-agents peddling the fantasy … Continue reading

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Securing the state, undermining democracy: internationalization and privatization of western militaries

Securing the state, undermining democracy: internationalization and privatization of western militaries

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