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Book Review of The Modern Mercenary: Private Armies and What They Mean for World Order

Molly Dunigan, “Book Review of The Modern Mercenary: Private Armies and What They Mean for World Order, by Sean McFate.” Journal of the Middle East and Africa, 6: 227-233, July 2015. With the prevalence of Islamic insurgencies throughout the Middle East … Continue reading

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‘Acting like chameleons’: On the McDonaldization of private security

Security Journal 26, 294-309 (July 2013) ‘Acting like chameleons’: On the McDonaldization of private security Ronald van Steden and Jaap de Waard Abstract Private security is a fragmented industry with tens of thousands of small- and medium-sized suppliers worldwide. However, … Continue reading

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Heaven or Hell: The Plight of Former Wartime Interpreters of the Iraq and Afghanistan Conflicts Living in the US

Heaven or Hell: The Plight of Former Wartime Interpreters of the Iraq and Afghanistan Conflicts Living in the US

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Phase Zero Contracting Operations-Strategic and Integrative Planning for Contingency and Expeditionary Operations

Phase Zero Contracting Operations-Strategic and Integrative Planning for Contingency and Expeditionary Operations

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The New Wages of War – Devaluing Death and Injury: Conceptualizing Duty and Employment in Combat Zones,

The New Wages of War – Devaluing Death and Injury: Conceptualizing Duty and Employment in Combat Zones

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Neoliberalism and the rise of the private military industry

Neoliberalism and the rise of the private military industry

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Private Military and Security Companies: A transnational legal approach

Private Military and Security Companies: A transnational legal approach

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PRIVATE MILITARY AND SECURITY COMPANIES UNDER INTERNATIONAL HUMANITARIAN LAW: A VACUUM?

PRIVATE MILITARY AND SECURITY COMPANIES UNDER INTERNATIONAL HUMANITARIAN LAW: A VACUUM?

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The Ability to Prosecute Private Military and Security Contractors and U.S. Special Operations Forces in the War on Terror: Under What Laws?

Andrea Ackerman GLOB1-GC.2115 Professor Trahan 13 May 2015 Research Paper: The Ability to Prosecute Private Military and Security Contractors and U.S. Special Operations Forces in the War on Terror: Under What Laws? Introduction: Private military and security contractors (PMSCs) are … Continue reading

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The Seven Deadly Sins of the Human Terrain System: An Insider’s Perspective

Geopoliticus: The FPRI Blog The Seven Deadly Sins of the Human Terrain System: An Insider’s Perspective People: Ryan Evans July 13, 2015 The Human Terrain System (HTS) – a U.S. Army program aimed at helping U.S. and allied military forces … Continue reading

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