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The Privatized Art of War: Private Military and Security Companies and State Responsibility for Their Unlawful Conduct in Conflict Areas

            The Privatized Art of War: Private Military and Security Companies and State Responsibility for Their Unlawful Conduct in Conflict Areas Author(s):  Evgeni Moyakine School of Human Rights Research Volume 67 February, 2015 | ISBN … Continue reading

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Private Security Companies and Shared Responsibility: The Turn to Multistakeholder Standard-Setting and Monitoring through Self-Regulation-‘Plus’

Private Security Companies and Shared Responsibility: The Turn to Multistakeholder Standard-Setting and Monitoring through Self-Regulation-‘Plus’

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Commercial Military Service Providers as Actors in Public Administration

Commercial Military Service Providers as Actors in Public Administration Added by Mikko Räkköläinen Abstract: This paper examines the typical ways in which commercial military service providers (CMSPs) influence the government agencies purchasing their services. During the last 20 years numerous … Continue reading

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“A good one though rather for the foreign market”: mercenary writing and Scott’s Quentin Durward

“A good one though rather for the foreign market”: mercenary writing and Scott’s Quentin Durward  Erik Simpson  Studies in Romanticism. 48.4 (Winter 2009): p667. The Mercenary Context: Machiavelli, Ferguson, Smith IN THE PRINCE (1513), NICCOLO MACHIAVELLI SETS OUT PRINCIPLES THAT … Continue reading

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Title: “I (won’t) follow you”: the misguided, and dangerous, interpretation of constitutional extraterritoriality in United States v. Ali

Title: “I (won’t) follow you”: the misguided, and dangerous, interpretation of constitutional extraterritoriality in United States v. Ali  Isaac D. Chaput Washington University Law Review. 91.5 (July 2014): p1293. Not only is United States citizenship a “high privilege,” it is … Continue reading

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Modern warfare: Armed groups, private militaries, humanitarian organizations, and the law

Benjamin Perrin, ed.: Modern warfare: Armed groups, private militaries, humanitarian organizations, and the law Kai Chen International Journal. 69.3 (Sept. 2014): p461. http://www.internationaljournal.ca/Home/Home.html Benjamin Perrin, ed. Modern warfare: Armed groups, private militaries, humanitarian organizations, and the law Vancouver: UBC Press, … Continue reading

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Pitfalls of the A-76 process. (Pressures of a Shrinking Budget)

Pitfalls of the A-76 process. (Pressures of a Shrinking Budget) William A. Cunningham, III and Justin W. Lavadour Air Force Journal of Logistics. 25.4 (Winter 2001): p1. http://www.aflma.hq.af.mil/lgj/Afjlhome.html Outsourcing proponents have always pointed out its benefits–lower costs and the ability … Continue reading

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Guns For Hire: The Legal, Policy, and Ethical Implications for the Growing Reliance upon Military Contractors

Here is the video of the private military and security contracting event I spoke at on Tuesday at the American University Washington College of Law. Panel 1 (Exploring the history and current scope of military contractors), Guns For Hire: The … Continue reading

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THE CASE OF THE MURDERING WIVES: REID v. COVERT…,

THE CASE OF THE MURDERING WIVES: REID v. COVERT…, 212 Mil. L. Rev. 133 Military Law Review Summer, 2012 Department of Army Pamphlet 27-100-212

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Criminal liability of civilian contractors in Iraq and Afghanistan

Criminal liability of civilian contractors in Iraq and Afghanistan Ingrid L. Price Source: Stanford Journal of International Law. 49.2 (Summer 2013): p491. I. INTRODUCTION II. THE GAPING HOLE: MILITARY CONTRACTORS IN IRAQ AND AFGHANISTAN III. MILITARY EXTRATERRITORIALITY JURISDICTION ACT IV. … Continue reading

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