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The Rise of Private Military Companies (Part 2/2)

Aug 21, 2014, 9:45am EDT Updated: Aug 21, 2014, 10:31am EDT DynCorp loses counterterrorism intel contract, plans layoffs of Vienna workers Enlarge Photo DynCorp International Corp. expects to layoff 64 employees with the loss of a rather mysterious contract for … Continue reading

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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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Reshaping Security Governmentality: Private Military Companies in Libya and the resignification of Neoliberal practices

Reshaping Security Governmentality: Private Military Companies in Libya and the resignification of Neoliberal practices Fernando Brancoli (fbrancoli at gmail dot com) Presented  at  the  ISA  Annual  Convention  2014,  Panel  SB16:  Non-State  Actors: Mercenaries, Pirates, and Death Squads. Abstract:  The  central  … Continue reading

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South Africa’s role in the Private Military Industry in the Post-Cold War conflict environment with specific reference to the South African connection to Erinys Internationalmore

South Africa’s role in the Private Military Industry in the Post-Cold War conflict environment with specific reference to the South African connection to Erinys International Burgert A Senekal 1 Abstract Since 1652, South Africa has played a prominent role in … Continue reading

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THE CONTROVERSY SURROUNDING PRIVATE MILITARY COMPANIES (PMCS): LOOKING BACK ON EXECUTIVE OUTCOMES

THE CONTROVERSY SURROUNDING PRIVATE MILITARY COMPANIES (PMCS): LOOKING BACK ON EXECUTIVE OUTCOMES Burgert Senekal 1 Abstract Amidst arguments that the nature of war has changed, notably by Kaldor (2006), Keegan (2004), Münkler (2005), and Van Creveld (2008), Private Military Companies … Continue reading

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The Rise of Privatised Military Firms During and After the Cold War

Mr Kindred Motes International Security Studies MA International Relations, University of Essex Autumn Term 2013 The Rise of Privatised Military Firms During and After the Cold War I. Introduction The end of the Cold War in 1991 marked the beginning … Continue reading

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The Rise of Private Military Companies (Part 1/2)

The Rise of Private Military Companies (Part 1/2) By   Even Kuross •   August 13, 2014 Follow @evenkuross Even KurossEven Kuross is a Contributing Editor (International Security) at Fair Observer. He is also a The changing climate of warfare, growing … Continue reading

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“We’re Profiteers”: How Military Contractors Reap Billions from U.S. Military Bases Overseas

“We’re Profiteers”: How Military Contractors Reap Billions from U.S. Military Bases Overseas Monthly Review By David Vine 1 July 2014, © 2014 Monthly Review. “You whore it out to a contractor,” Major Tim Elliott said bluntly. It was April 2012, … Continue reading

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RUNNING BEFORE WALKING: THE UNDERLYING COSTS OF PRIVATIZED VIOLENCE & THE FUTURE OF THE PRIVATIZED INDUSTRIAL COMPLEX

Loyola Journal of Public Interest Law COMMENT: RUNNING BEFORE WALKING: THE UNDERLYING COSTS OF PRIVATIZED VIOLENCE & THE FUTURE OF THE PRIVATIZED INDUSTRIAL COMPLEX Fall, 2013 15 Loy. J. Pub. Int. L. 63 By Brian G. LeBon, Jr. Excerpt I. … Continue reading

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Are Private Military Firms The Answer To The Expanding Global Crisis?

International Business & Economics Research Journal (IBER) 10.2 (2013) Are Private Military Firms The Answer To The Expanding Global Crisis? Neil, Benjamin A., I. I. Neil, and A. Benjamin

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