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Transparency crucial on private military operations

Friday, September 12, 2014 Saturday Column: Transparency crucial on private military operations By Dolph C. Simons, Jr. September 12, 2014 President Obama announced this week he intends to intensify this country’s military actions against ISIS terrorist forces but with no U.S. … Continue reading

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The International Regulation of Private Security Providers – a Brief Analysis

  The International Regulation of Private Security Providers – a Brief Analysis

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Private armies on the rise: the case for global regulatory measures

23rd World Congress of Political Science International Political Science Association Montréal July 2014 Private armies on the rise: the case for global regulatory measures Conference paper Dominika Kunertova Ph.D. candidate, Université de Montréal Abstract Private military and security companies are … Continue reading

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The Privatisation of ‘the Core Business of UN Peacekeeping Operations’: any Legal Limit?

“The Privatisation of ‘the Core Business of UN Peacekeeping Operations’: any Legal Limit?”, forthcoming in International Community Law Review, 2014 by Mirko Sossai The purpose of the present analysis is to investigate whether the law of collective security could play … Continue reading

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Book Review: Molly Dunigan. Victory for Hire: Private Security Companies’ Impact on Military Effectiveness.

133 BOOK REVIEWS Molly Dunigan. Victory for Hire: Private Security Companies’ Impact on Military Effectiveness. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2011. 254 pp. £20.41 (pbk) ISBN: 9780804774598 GUSTAV M. MEIBAUER(London School of Economics) Molly Dunigan’s seminal piece on the role of … Continue reading

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The Morality of Private War: The Challenge of Private Military and Security Companies

The Morality of Private War: The Challenge of Private Military and Security Companies Hardcover – August 5, 2014 by James Pattison (Author) The increased use of private military and security companies (PMSCs) is often said to be one of the … Continue reading

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Is America’s Second Contractors’ War Drawing Near?

Is America’s Second Contractors’ War Drawing Near? Ann Hagedorn 3:25 PM ET Invisible Soldiers: How America Outsourced Our Security Courtesy Simon & Schuster Four years ago this Sunday, President Barack Obama declared the end of the Iraq war. So much … Continue reading

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New Hagedorn book should stir national debate

New Hagedorn book should stir national debate Bill Nichols 12:02 a.m. EDT August 28, 2014 (Photo: Journal & Courier) 15 CONNECT 8 TWEETLINKEDINCOMMENTEMAILMORE Historians years from now might praise Ann Hagedorn, a Denison University alum, whose latest book, “The Invisible … Continue reading

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A Tour de Horizon of Issues on the Agenda of the Mercenaries Working Group*

Minnesota Journal of International Law Summer, 2013 22 Minn. J. Int’l L. 324 Article: A Tour de Horizon of Issues on the Agenda of the Mercenaries Working Group* * The full title of the Working Group is “The Working Group … Continue reading

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“GUNS FOR HIRE, DEATH ON DEMAND”: THE PERMISSIBILITY OF U.S. OUTSOURCING OF DRONE ATTACKS TO CIVILIAN SURROGATES OF THE ARMED FORCES AND CHALLENGES TO TRADITIONAL JUST WAR THEORY

Florida Journal of International Law August, 2013 25 Fla. J. Int’l L. 147 “GUNS FOR HIRE, DEATH ON DEMAND”: THE PERMISSIBILITY OF U.S. OUTSOURCING OF DRONE ATTACKS TO CIVILIAN SURROGATES OF THE ARMED FORCES AND CHALLENGES TO TRADITIONAL JUST WAR … Continue reading

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