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The Use of Private Force by the United Nations to Coercively Prevent or Halt Gross Violations of the ‘Responsibility to Protect’ Doctrine

The Use of Private Force by the United Nations to Coercively Prevent or Halt Gross Violations of the ‘Responsibility to Protect’ Doctrine Author: Morgan Riley1 Source: Global Responsibility to Protect, Volume 5, Issue 2, pages 215 – 232 Subjects: Human … Continue reading

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Doppelgangers of the state: private security and transferable legitimacy

Doppelgangers of the state: private security and transferable legitimacy   Phelps, Martha Lizabeth. Politics & Policy 42.6 (2014): 824+. The U.S. national military hires private security companies (PSCs) to operate in zones of conflict. This article introduces the concept of … Continue reading

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Blackwater’s New Battlefield: Toward a Regulatory Regime in the United States for Privately Armed Contractors Operating at Sea

Blackwater’s New Battlefield: Toward a Regulatory Regime in the United States for Privately Armed Contractors Operating at Sea Mahard, Sean Patrick. Vand. J. Transnat’l L. 47 (2014): 331.

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Commercialisation of Warfare and Shadow Wars: Private Military Companies as Strategic Tools

Commercialisation of Warfare and Shadow Wars: Private Military Companies as Strategic Tools Author: Mohlin, Marcus Source: St Antony’s International Review, Volume 9, Number 2, February 2014, pp. 24-38(15) Abstract: It is frequently argued that the existence of Private Military Security Companies … Continue reading

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“Ensuring Contractor Accountability Overseas: A Civilian Extraterritorial Jurisdiction Act Would Be Preferable to Expansion of the False Claims Act.”

Kelly, Rachel M. “Ensuring Contractor Accountability Overseas: A Civilian Extraterritorial Jurisdiction Act Would Be Preferable to Expansion of the False Claims Act.” Wm. & Mary Bus. L. Rev. 5 (2014): 591-647.

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All for one and one in all: private military security companies as soldiers, business managers and humanitarians

Cambridge Review of International Affairs Volume 27, Issue 2, 2014 All for one and one in all: private military security companies as soldiers, business managers and humanitarians Jutta Joachima & Andrea Schneikerb pages 246-267 Published online: 22 Apr 2014 Abstract … 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 Date: 22 Nov 2013 The Players: Private Military and Security Companies (PMSCs) in the Humanitarian Space James Grant MPhil, MRCSEd, MCEM, DTM&H, RAMC Abstract The change in the post-Cold War climate has seen … Continue reading

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Warlord, Inc. – The Private Security System of Afghanistan

Warlord, Inc. – The Private Security System of Afghanistan  Hannah Gauss University of Cape Town May 2014

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Review of Civilian warrior: the inside story of Blackwater and the unsung heroes of the war on terror

Critical Studies on Terrorism Civilian warrior: the inside story of Blackwater and the unsung heroes of the war on terror, by David Cobourn and Erik Prince Peter Finn a Politics Department, Kingston University, London, UK Published online: 24 Oct 2014. … Continue reading

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Marketing the Gurkha security package: Colonial histories and neoliberal economies of private security

Marketing the Gurkha security package: Colonial histories and neoliberal economies of private security. Chisholm, Amanda Security Dialogue. Aug2014, Vol. 45 Issue 4, p349-372. 24p. Abstract:This article contributes to the existing critical theory and gender scholarship on private military security companies … Continue reading

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