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Serbian deputy premier proposes banning citizens fighting abroad as mercenaries

Serbian deputy premier proposes banning citizens fighting abroad as mercenaries BBC Monitoring European 19 August 2014 13:19 (c) 2014 The British Broadcasting Corporation. Text of report by Serbian newspaper Vecernje novosti website on 19 August [Unattributed report: “War mercenaries crave … 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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Why Private Security Part 3

Christopher Mayer Director, Armed Contingency Contractor Policies and Programs at US Department of Defense Why Private Security Part 3 August 13, 2014 On review, I see that in my first post I wrote that I would next cover conditions where … Continue reading

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Why Private Security Part 2

Christopher Mayer Director, Armed Contingency Contractor Policies and Programs at US Department of Defense Why Private Security Part 2 July 16, 2014 Back in April, I wrote that I would address the question of using PSCs as replacement for soldiers … Continue reading

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Human Rights Due Diligence in the Private Security Industry

Join Human Analytics on Tuesday, September 9, 2014 at 12:00 EDT for an educational webinar: “Human Rights Due Diligence in the Private Security Industry.” This online event, co-sponsored with INSSA is free to the public. For more information and to register for this … Continue reading

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SA fighters warned on Gaza

SA fighters warned on Gaza August 3 2014 at 12:06pm By MASOOD BOOMGAARD AP Palestinians look for their belongings in the rubble of houses destroyed in an Israeli strike, in Rafah, southern Gaza Strip. Cape Town – South African authorities … Continue reading

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Quick, Sloppy and Expensive Background Checks

Quick, Sloppy and Expensive Background Checks NYT Blogs By FRANCIS X. CLINES 25 July 2014 Running security background checks on government job applicants has become a booming private industry in Washington’s war on terror. It’s such a busy sector that … Continue reading

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U.S. Legislative and Regulatory Developments and the International Code of Conduct for Private Security Providers: Filling the Accountability Gap?

U.S. Legislative and Regulatory Developments and the International Code of Conduct for Private Security Providers: Filling the Accountability Gap? Meg Roggensack Proceedings of the Annual Meeting (American Society of International Law) Vol. 107, (April 2013), pp. 203-205 Published by: American … Continue reading

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Contractors Group Would Restructure White House Procurement Shop

Contractors Group Would Restructure White House Procurement Shop By Charles S. Clark July 28, 2014 “We need to fundamentally rethink the workforce, to create a unified vision across government,” said Stan Soloway, president and CEO of the Professional Services Council. … Continue reading

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The black hole of US government contracting

The black hole of US government contracting Exclusive 28 July, by Danielle Marie Mackey In January 2008, a 24-year-old Green Beret from Pennsylvania, Ryan Maseth, was electrocuted and killed while showering at Radwaniyah US base in Iraq. The cause, his … Continue reading

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