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Doug Brooks, President em. International Stability Operations Association (ISOA)

Doug Brooks, President em. International Stability Operations Association (ISOA) Home » Interviews » Doug Brooks, President em. International Stability Operations Association (ISOA) Posted By Patrick Renz and Frauke Heidemann on Jan 13, 2014 in The following interview with Doug Brooks … Continue reading

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The reorganization of legitimate violence: The contested terrain of the private military and security industry during the post-cold war era

The reorganization of legitimate violence: The contested terrain of the private military and security industry during the post-cold war era ☆ Joel A.C. Baum, , Anita M. McGahan Abstract We investigate the interplay between institutional structures and agency in the … 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 “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 August, 2013 Florida Journal of International Law … Continue reading

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CONSTITUTIONAL ETHICS AND CONTRACTING OUT: THE DILEMMA OF PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIPS

CONSTITUTIONAL ETHICS AND CONTRACTING OUT: THE DILEMMA OF PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIPS Source: Mustang Journal of Business & Ethics . 2013, Issue 5, p30-45. 16p. Author(s): Schooley, Shawn Erik Subject Terms: *PUBLIC administration — Moral & ethical aspects Abstract: This article examines … Continue reading

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International Law and Private Military Companies: A Search for Clarity Droit international, sociétés militaires privées et conflit armé: Entre incertitudes et responsabilités

Journal of Intervention and Statebuilding Volume 8, Issue 1, 2014    International Law and Private Military Companies: A Search for Clarity Droit international, sociétés militaires privées et conflit armé: Entre incertitudes et responsabilités Elise Rousseaua pages 99-104  

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Normative Power under Contract? Commercial Support to European Crisis Management Operations

Normative Power under Contract? Commercial Support to European Crisis Management Operations Francesco Giumelli & Eugenio Cusumano Publishing models and article dates explained Published online: 07 Mar 2014 Abstract The increasing privatization of military and stability operations has received considerable scholarly … Continue reading

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The Players: Private Military and Security Companies (PMSCs) in the Humanitarian Space

Conflict and Catastrophe Medicine 2014, pp 67-90 The Players: Private Military and Security Companies (PMSCs) in the Humanitarian Space James Grant MPhil, MRCSEd, MCEM, DTM&H, RAMC Purchase on Springer.com $29.95 / €24.95 / £19.95* Abstract The change in the post-Cold … Continue reading

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Citizenship and the contracting out of military work: from national conscription to globalized recruitment

Citizenship and the contracting out of military work: from national conscription to globalized recruitment Maya Eichlera* Published online: 17 Jan 2014 Abstract The emergence of private military and security companies (PMSCs) is one of the most important developments in warfare … Continue reading

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Private security regimes: Conceptualizing the forces that shape the private delivery of security

Private security regimes: Conceptualizing the forces that shape the private delivery of security Benoit Dupont benoit.dupont@umontreal.ca Université de Montréal, Canada Abstract There is as much diversity within the private security industry as there are differences between public and private security … Continue reading

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The mercenary moniker: Condemnations, contradictions and the politics of definition

The mercenary moniker: Condemnations, contradictions and the politics of definition Aaron Ettinger Department of Political Studies, Queen’s University, Kingston, Canada Email: aaron.ettinger@queensu.ca Abstract Despite considerable efforts, the concept of the ‘mercenary’ remains ill-defined within the scholarly literature on non-state combatants. … Continue reading

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