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Ovem Lupo Commitere

David Isenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
David Isenberg

Private security military contractors, or at least their leading advocates, are gaining in political authority, successfully framing themselves not only as legitimate security actors but also as legitimate standard setters.

The Weaknesses of PMSC Self-Regulation

David Isenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
David Isenberg

I am critical of largely self-regulation efforts, such as Codes of Conduct. It is not that such codes are bad. Rather, the problem is that in order to make it really work, some other things need to go along with it.

Don't Ask, Don't Tell, Don't Oversee, Don't Account

David Isenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
David Isenberg

When, on Sep. 21, Senate Democrats failed, due to Republican opposition, to get the required 60 votes needed to put a referendum on the military's "do...

Are IPOA, BAPSC and PSCAI Complicit or Just Irrelevant?

David Isenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
David Isenberg

Today we consider the work of Surabhi Ranganathan. She is a PhD Candidate, Cambridge University, a graduate of the New York University Law School and ...

Just Another Day in Helping Make the U.S. Military the Best Supplied in Human History

David Isenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
David Isenberg

Thanks to the ever watchful and observant Ms. Sparky, always on the lookout for the latest in contractor malfeasance, I want to share this latest news...

Haiti Reconstruction: Mercenaries vs. Visionaries

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Georgianne Nienaber

Regine Simon-Barjon was the heart, soul, and conscience of the Haiti "reconstruction" conference, sponsored by the International Peace Operations Association.