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Regulating Private Military Companies

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  1. scared says:

    I look forward to reading your piece. I have been skimming the special issue of the ICRC Review on this issue; one article is available here:

    http://www.icrc.org/Web/Eng/siteeng0.nsf/html/review-863-p573

    Also, this may be of interest:

    http://www.vanityfair.com/politics/features/2007/11/halliburton200711?printable=true&currentPage=all

    “Qui tam cases from Iraq are investigated by an F.B.I. unit in Rock Island, Illinois. According to Grayson, the unit has a “standing order” to get approval from the attorneys at Vinson & Elkins before questioning anyone at Halliburton or KBR. “F.B.I. agents are not supposed to politely ask permission,” he says. “The most common interview technique by the F.B.I. is a knock on your door at nine o’clock at night. They’re not allowed to do that when it comes to Halliburton and KBR employees.” (In its e-mailed statement, the D.O.J. said it cannot comment on how any Iraq case has been investigated; Vinson & Elkins did not respond to a request for comment.)”

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