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Market Patriotism and the “War on Terror”

Market Patriotism and the “War on Terror” Whyte, Dave Social Justice 07-01-2007 I was in the East End of London yesterday and attended a meeting of the unemployed. I listened to the wild speeches, which were just a cry for … Continue reading

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Mercenaries, Misfits or Misunderstood?

Mercenaries, Misfits or Misunderstood? Campbell, Alastair The World Today 12-01-2007 With the American firm Blackwater in the dock, suspicions abound over the whole area of private security in modern conflict. In particular, there is concern about unsatisfactory contracting out of … Continue reading

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Occupation for Hire: Private Military Companies and their Role in Iraq

Occupation for Hire: Private Military Companies and their Role in Iraq Simons, David RUSI Journal; Royal United Services Institute for Defense Studies 06-01-2004 It is often said – not always in jest that the United States could not go to … Continue reading

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What Future, Privatized Military and Security Activities? The Need for Pragmatic Engagement

What Future, Privatized Military and Security Activities? The Need for Pragmatic Engagement O’Brien, Kevin A RUSI Journal; Royal United Services Institute for Defense Studies 04-01-2007 Despite – some would argue, in spite of – any significant progress being made regarding … Continue reading

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Undermining Human Security

Undermining Human Security

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The Ethical Implications of the Use of Private Military Force: Regulatable or Irreconcilable?

Journal of Military Ethics Volume 13, Issue 1, 2014 The Ethical Implications of the Use of Private Military Force: Regulatable or Irreconcilable? Dimitrios Machairasa* pages 49-69 Published online: 08 May 2014 Abstract This paper attempts to present an examination of … Continue reading

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War, law, jurisdiction, and juridical othering: private military security contractors and the Nisour Square massacre

War, law, jurisdiction, and juridical othering: private military security contractors and the Nisour Square massacre Katia Snukal Department of Geography and Planning, University of Toronto, 100 St George Street, Toronto M5S 1A1, Canada Emily Gilbert Canadian Studies Program and Department … Continue reading

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“Privatized” Militarism: A New Era?

“Privatized” Militarism: A New Era? Carl Boggs The growth of U.S. militarism over the past few decades appears to have moved beyond the confines of the Pentagon behemoth, with the rapid expansion of corporate warriors – referred to here as … Continue reading

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Where Should We Draw the Line?: Governance, Public Values, and Outsourcing National Security

Public Integrity Volume 17, Issue 2, 2015 Where Should We Draw the Line?: Governance, Public Values, and Outsourcing National Security Charles Garofaloa* pages 189-202 Published online: 24 Mar 2015 Abstract Public administration scholarship tends to assume a broad, underlying consensus … Continue reading

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What the Research on PMSCs Discovered and Neglected: An Appraisal of the Literature

Contemporary Security Policy Volume 36, Issue 2, 2015 What the Research on PMSCs Discovered and Neglected: An Appraisal of the Literature

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