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Immunity in Contingency Operations: A Proposal for US Contractors

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Fluor Aims To Drop Afghanistan Contractor Overtime Suit

[Translate] Fluor Aims To Drop Afghanistan Contractor Overtime Suit By Jess Krochtengel Law360, Dallas (May 11, 2017, 7:48 PM EDT) — Fluor Corp. on Thursday asked a Texas federal judge to dismiss a putative class action from contractors who claim … Continue reading

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When is a Mercenary (Not) a Mercenary? The Case of Foreign Fighters in the UAE’s Military

[Translate] When is a Mercenary (Not) a Mercenary? The Case of Foreign Fighters in the UAE’s Military By Gabor Rona Thursday, May 18, 2017 at 8:45 AM   When the going gets tough, politics tends to trump law, and words … Continue reading

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The CIA paid psychologists $81 million to devise brutal tactics for use on terror suspects, and they’re suing

[Translate] The CIA paid psychologists $81 million to devise brutal tactics for use on terror suspects, and they’re suing Erin Brodwin Jun. 22, 2017, 1:30 PM After a doctor X-rayed one prisoner’s badly broken feet, his colleague gave interrogators the … Continue reading

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Human rights violations committed by private military and security companies an international law analysis

[Translate] Human rights violations committed by private military and security companies  an international law analysis

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Psychologists Open a Window on Brutal C.I.A. Interrogations

[Translate] Two men who proposed interrogation techniques widely viewed as torture are part of a lawsuit filed on behalf of former C.I.A. detainees. Deposition videos, obtained exclusively by The New York Times, reveal new insights into the enhanced interrogation program … Continue reading

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Contractors and the Law of Armed Conflict

[Translate] Contractors and the Law of Armed Conflict

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Human rights violations committed by private military and security companies: an international law analysis

[Translate] Human rights violations committed by private military and security companies:  an international law analysis

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THE CASE OF THE MURDERING WIVES: REID V. COVERT AND THE COMPLICATED QUESTION OF CIVILIANS AND COURTS-MARTIAL

[Translate] THE CASE OF THE MURDERING WIVES:  REID V. COVERT AND THE COMPLICATED QUESTION OF CIVILIANS AND COURTS-MARTIAL

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Cockerham v. Willis, EP-15-CV-382-PRM

[Translate] Cockerham v. Willis, EP-15-CV-382-PRM

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