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What Role for PMC in Today's World?

David Isenberg | Posted 01.19.2013 | Business
David Isenberg

Is there an appropriate role for Private Military Companies (PMCs) in the contemporary security context? Maybe, but less than you may think, accordin...

PLAN ForYourArt: March 1-7

Bettina Korek | Posted 05.01.2012 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

For their last installation, CamLab will use money as material in a hands-on group exchange. Longtime "economicalists," members of CamLab will facilitate the creation of a pop-up micro-economy. Visitors can participate or observe.

FAR 49.402-4(b) to the Rescue

David Isenberg | Posted 03.11.2012 | Business
David Isenberg

PMCs cannot simply be uprooted from their roles abroad and replaced by military personnel because, there are not enough military personnel to replace them. Thus, part 49 of the FAR to the rescue.

The Get Out of Jail and Stay on Contract Free Card

David Isenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
David Isenberg

On May 5, 2009, two men working in Afghanistan for the private military contractor Paravant killed two Afghani civilians. Now, the company argues it's not liable for the deaths because they occurred after work hours.