Vol. 4, No. 3 - November-December, 2008: Maritime Security: PDF
November Won't Change a Thing - Doug Brooks • IPOA Elects New Executive for 2009 IPOA • The Swiss Initiative Comes Alive - Nikolas Stürchler • Pirates Ahoy Commander - Marcus Mohlin • Private Security Head-to-Head Against Pirates - Peter Chalk • Future Stability of Africa - Ghada Mashamoun • Why Can't We All Get Along? - Jurga Didziokaite & Col. Christopher Mayer • United Nations Peacekeeping at 60 - Briony Sturgess • Security vs. Democracy in Mauritania - Amb. Herman Cohen (Ret.) • Implementing High Ideals and Aspirations - J.J. Messner • No Cushioning for Contractors in Iraqi SOFA - Natalie Ng.
Vol. 4, No. 2 - September-October, 2008: Humanitarian Security and Support: PDF
Recipe for Success - Doug Brooks • Georgia Bitten as the Russian Bear Awakes - David A. Poplack & Patricia Taft • Not for the Faint-Hearted - Benjamin Perrin • Private Sector Humanitarian Support - Soraya Narfeldt • Uncharted Waters - Claude Berube • Private Sector, Public War - Elizabeth Bartels • AFRICOM: An Evolution in U.S. Strategy - Lauren Plock • An Unlikely History of Contracting - Gary L. Sturgess • Contractor Commission Named - Alice Beauheim • Nigeria: A Well-Oiled Federation - Amb. Herman Cohen (Ret.) • U.N. in Darfur: At Least Try and Look Busy - J. J. Messner.
Vol. 4, No. 1 - July-August, 2008: Civilian Police Training: PDF
Who is Really Burdening the Military? - Doug Brooks • Redefining Inherently Governmental - Tara Lee • Post-Conflict Civilian Police Training - Dr. Eirin Mobekk • U.S. Civilian Police Training Worldwide - David T. Johnson • European Union Gendarmerie Initiative - Joseph Lacey-Holland • Q & A with Andrew Natsios: Reconstruction Amidst Conflict in Sudan - Melinda Baker • Considering Stadium Security - Paul LaFontaine • Perspective of a Third Country National - Hugo Guerrero • United Nations Initiatives in Training - Dr. Phyllis J. Mihalas • South Africa and Nepal Tighten Laws - Alice Beauheim • The Chinese are Coming! - Amb. Herman Cohen (Ret.) • Conspiracy Theories Aside - J. J. Messner.
Vol. 3, No. 6 - May-June, 2008: The Future of Iraq: PDF
The Swiss Show Some Initiative - Doug Brooks • U.S. Policy in Iraq: A Plague on Both Houses - Michael Shank • Iraq Policy in the Post-Bush Era - Juliette R. Shedd • Don't Forget the Economy - Michael O'Hanlon • A Surge in Confidence in Iraq’s Security Situation - Christian Lowe • Security in Iraq: The Private Security Perspective - Graham Kerr • The Coalition of Whoever is Left - Joseph Lacey-Holland • Uniting Behind the United Nations in Iraq - Bethelhem Ketsela Moulat and Shawn Lee Rathgeber • Military Law on Trial - Melinda Baker • Q & A with Amb. Said Tayeb Jawad: Poppy, Poverty and the Taliban - Michael Shank • A Tough Road to Education Iraqis • Jessica Kruvant-Wilson - Zimbabwe: Stability Under Threat - Dr. Nel Marais • Just When Things Couldn't Get Worse For Zimbabwe - Amb. Herman Cohen • Airbus Versus Boeing Should Not be the Debate - J.J. Messner • African Union in Burundi - Molly Sterns.
Vol. 3, No. 5 - March-April, 2008: Corporate Social Responsibility: PDF
From Humble Beginnings in Freetown: The Origins of the IPOA Code of Conduct - Doug Brooks • The Importance of Following the Rules - Jonathan Garratt • Diverse Views on Corporate Responsiblity - Manuel Cortizo Garcia • A Human Rights Perspective on Business Ethics - Dr. Rebecca DeWinter-Schmitt • Security, Human Rights in the Extractive Industry - Krista Hendry • Implementing Voluntary Priciples - Dr. Christos Mylonas • International Efforts at Corporate Ethics Standards - Bethelhem Ketsela Moulat • Kenyan Crisis Threatens Entire Region - Bethelhem Ketsela Moulat and Molly Stearns • Wallets on the Ground: Civil-Military Leveraging of Market Forces - Col. Christopher Holshek • President Bush Approves NDAA for 2008 - Melinda Baker • The Second-Largest Security Industry in the World -Serena Stone • Recognizing Good Work - Doug Brooks • Still Waiting for the West - J.J. Messner • Woe Somalia - Amb. Herman Cohen • Europe Puts Boots on the Ground in Africa - Shawn Lee Rathberger.
Vol. 3, No. 4 - January-February, 2008: Responding to Natural Distaters: PDF
Studying the Psychological Effects of Conflict Zones - Dr. Neil Greenberg • The Private Sector Experience in New Orleans - James Schmitt • Developing a Targeted Private Response to Disaster - James E. Baynes • PTSD: The Company Perspective - Dr. Paul A. Brand • Surveying the Peace and Stability Operations Industry - J.J. Messner and Ylana Gracielli - Private Sector Cost-Effectiveness - Peter Ezra Weinberger and Patrick Cullen • Afghanistan Crackdown on PSCs - Robert Vainshtein • U.S. Congress Funds NDAA - Derek Wright • UN Group Meets in Panama - Doug Brooks • The Missing Piece: Deconstucting the Good and the Bad of Media Reportage - Ylana Gracielli • Spreading the Word: Publicizing the Industry's Ethical Commitment - Doug Brooks • A Controversial Calculu - J.J. Messner • Libya Seeks to Expanf Its Sphere of Influence - Amb. Herman Cohen • European Union Crisis Management - Col. Dennis Gyllesnsporre • Ethiopia and Eritrea - Cecillie Beise • Lessons to be Learned for Responding to Disaster - Lakshitha Saji Prelis • The Importance of Adequate Government Response - William F. Shughart II • Centralization Proves Inadequate to Disaster Aid - Peter T. Leeson and Russell S. Sobel.
Vol. 3, No. 3 - November/December 2007: Phase Zero: Stopping Conflict Before it Starts: PDF
Gen. Charles Wald (Ret.) - The Phase Zero Campaign: New Thinking Within the Pentagon and USEUCOM • Lawrence Korb and Matthew Forgotson - The Case for Prudent Intervention • Derek Wright - Phases of Contingency Operations • Robert Vainshtein - A New Approach to Stabilization • Cecilie Beise - Moving Away from Phase Zero • Richard Tugman - A User's Guide to the Defense Base Act • Keith L. Flicker, Esq. - Zone of Special Danger Doctrine • Timothy B. Reid - Why the UN Needs Private Security • Derek Wright - Attention, Activity and Accountability • Lt. Col. Michael Rostek and Peter Gizewski - A Canadian Approach to the Peace and Stability Operations Industry • Ylana Gracielli Murkiness - Secretiveness. Impunity • Lawrence T. Peter - A Re-evaluation of Iraq Operations • Amb. Herman Cohen (Ret.) - North Kivu Conflict Compunds DRC Woes • Doug Brooks - Defusing Disagreement • J. J. Messner - Credit Where Credit is Due • Profiles: RA International • UNFICYP in Cyprus • Transport Scanners,
Vol. 3, No. 2 - September/October 2007: Finding Our Way: PDF
Derek Wright - Controlling Chaos: Improving Interaction and Trust Between Actors • Colin M. Alberts, Gerard J. Christman and Michael P. Dowdy - Achieving Interoperability • Amb. W. Robert Pearson (Ret.) - State's Crisis Coordination Office • John Schafer - When the Security Profile Causes Harm • James "Spike" Stephenson - Sharing the Humanitarian Space • Mark Lonsdale - Enhancing the Military's Use of Private Contractors • Tim Grant and James Irvine - Keeping Track of Actors in the Field • Charles Sitkoff - Staying in Touch • Gen. Scott Gration (Ret.) - A Bright Future for Africa • Ian Parker - AFRICOM: Opportunities and Challenges • Stephen Henthorne - The Great American Hope for Africa? • David Phinney - Iraq Contractors on Notice About Labor Abuse • Iveta Cherneva - Combating Modern Day Slavery • Sylvia Ellison - Following the Letter and Spirit of Compliance • Michael Hoffman - Operationalizing the IPOA Code of Conduct • Iveta Cherneva - U.S. Congress Focus on Private Contractors • Ylana Gracielli - Brazil Slowly Expands its Peacekeeping Role • J. J. Messner - From One Extreme to the Other • Lawrence T. Peter - How Private Companies Fit In • Amb. Herman Cohen (Ret.) - Yar`Adua Emerges from Obasanjo's Shadow • Doug Brooks - Is Anybody Listening? • J. J. Messner - What's it Worth to You? Expats, TCNs, Locals and Pay Disparity • Profiles: MPRI • UNAMIR - Rwanda • MRAPS - Mine Resistant Ambush Protected Vehicles.
Vol. 3, No. 1 - July/August 2007: NATO in Afghanistan: PDF
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Vol. 2, No. 6 - May/June 2007: Mine Action: PDF
Bill Pearse: Mine Action - A Necessary First Step • Johann van den Heever: Challenges of Demining in Africa • Dave McDonnell: Clearing Cluster Bombs • Teye Brandsma: Economic Impact of Landmines and UXOs • Christopher Rochester: New Initiatives in Demining • Iveta Cherneva: Ethnic Conflicts in the South Caucuses • Audrey Roberts: Russian Peacekeepers in Georgia • Fiona Mangan: New Bills Compete for Prominence in U.S. Congress • Kathleen Duignan: Civilians and Military Law • Ylana Gracielli: Latin America - Leading Supplier of TCNs • Audrey Roberts: Navigating the Human Terrain • Doug Brooks: IPOA Members Providing Critical Humanitarian Services • Ambassador Herman Cohen: Is Zimbabwe Heading for Collapse? • J. J. Messner: What's in a Name? • Lawrence T. Peter: On Regulations for PSCs Operating in Iraq • Profiles: Evergreen Aviation International • Global Youth Partnership for Africa • Ilyushin IL-76 • RAMSI in the Solomon Islands.
Vol. 2, No. 5 - March/April 2007: Elections and Conflict: PDF
Derek Wright: The Emergence of African Democracy • Christopher Rochester: Post-Conflict Elections as a Measure of Success • Vandy Kanyako: Government by the People? Staging Elections in West Africa • Patrick McDonald: Supporting Elections in Iraq • Laura Engelbrecht: D.R. Congo in the Aftermath of Elections • Kurt Bassuener: Elections in Bosnia-Herzegovina • The Situation in Iraq: Iveta Cherneva: New Congress Heralds a New Iraq Plan • Michael Shank: The Need for a Robust Security Strategy in Iraq • Kosovo: Denitza Mantcheva: Years of Struggle and Foreign Intervention • Audrey Roberts: Contractors Promoting Peace in Kosovo • Government Affairs: Fiona Mangan: A New Controversy Over Contractor Laws • Patricia D'Costa: U.S. Proposes New Civilian Reserve Corps • Patricia D'Costa: DoD Directive 3000.05 One Year On • Global Attitudes Series: Marcus Mohlin: Private Security in Sweden • Study of Peace Operations: Kyle Ballard: Religion, Spark or Solution for Conflict? • Columnists: Ambassador Herman Cohen: The U.S. Military's New Africa Command • J. J. Messner: UN Peacebuilding - Where is the West? • Profiles: IPOA Member: TOIFOR • NGO: Genocide Intervention Network • Equipment: Unmanned Aerial Vehicles • Peacekeeping Mission: UNMIS in Sudan.
Vol. 2, No. 4,
January/February 2007: Peace Operations and the Law: PDF
Carlos Ortiz: Assessing the Accountability of PSCs Michael Hoffman: Geneva Conventions Struggle to Contain Modern War Robert Vainshtein: UCMJ v. MEJA: Two Options For Regulating Contractors James W. Hryekewicz: Contracting and the Threat of Civil Litigation Susan Notar: Legal Implications of Abuses by UN Peacekeepers Crisis in the Horn of Africa: Ted Dagne: Somalia - Who is Really in Charge? Fiona Mangan: Somaliland: A Pressing Need for Recognition Global Attitudes Series: Carrie Schenkel: Germany: Facing Up to its Peacekeeping Responsibilities Government Affairs: Kerstin Mikalbrown: Protecting the Rights of Third Country Nationals in Iraq Study of Peace Operations: Jean S. Renouf: Private Security Enters the Humanitarian Field Profiles: MINUSTAH, Haiti Mil Mi-8 Helicopter Medical Support Solutions Universal Human Rights Network.
Vol. 2, No. 3 November/December 2006: UN Peacekeeping at the Crossroadas: PDF
Don Kraus: Acquiring a fire engine before the fire breaks out • Carrie M. Schenkel: Finding suitable peacekeepers • Pavithra Banavar: The poor countries' burden • Tony Fleming: A Secretary-General acceptable to all • David Aten: Steps toward greater UN-private sector partnerships • Scott Paul: Uncle Sam wants you to reform the United Nations • Global Attitudes Series: Rama Lakshmi: India's enthusiastic but cautious approach to PKOs • Faltering Sri Lankan Peace Process: M. R. Narayan Swamy: Nordic nations struggle to moderate conflict • C. Christine Fair: Sri Lanka's drift back into war • Government Affairs: Fiona Mangan: Switzerland to consider new anti-mercenary legislation • Robert Vainshtein: Senators Smith and Kennedy propose Peace in Darfur Act • Johann R. Jones: Promoting regulation and accountability in Iraq • Study of Peace Operations: Daniel Strandow: UN targeted sanctions - problems and possibilities • Columnists: Doug Brooks: Valuing the contribution of the private sector • J. J. Messner: Shining a tainted light on the industry • Ambassador Herman Cohen: The UN and Africa - a symbiotic relationship.
Vol 2, No. 2, September/October 2006: Ethical
Krista Hendry and Patti Taft:
The first line of defense Scott Greathead:
Private security: The human rights challenge
Paul Christopher: Civilian contractors:
Ethical and legal parameters Samiya
Edwards: A plan for keeping private security
accountable David Carraway: Blue
and white: Engaging with militaries
Kevin Streeter: A new morality: A rising
tide to lift all boats Global Attitudes
Series: Bruce Oswald: Private contractors
in Australia Crises in Lebanon: Emile
El-Hokayem: Can an international force solve
Lebanon's woes Matan Chorev: Keeping
peace between Israel and Hezbollah
Government Affairs: Peter Leon and Kevin
Williams: South Africa goes back to the
drawing board Bujana Perolli: Role
of third country nationals queried
Bujana Perolli: Pressure mounts on Fijian
government Study of Peace Operations:
John Stuart Blackton: Rediscovering counter-insurgency
Columnists: Doug Brooks: Ethical
security: A challenge and a necessity Ambassador Herman Cohen: Somalia at the
Vol. 2, No. 1, July/August 2006: Crises
in Sudan: PDF
Max Boot: Send Private Military
Companies into Sudan Sloan Mann:
When will we learn the lesson? Dale
Erickson: What next for the North-South
conflict in Sudan? Marv Koop: Advancing
the transition to peace Violence
in Timor: Emily & J.J. Messner: When
not to leave Government Affairs:
Peter Leon & Kevin Williams: South African
legislation threatens industry
Basto Castro: PSCs testify before Congress
Columnists: Doug Brooks: Focusing
on Sudan Ambassador
Herman Cohen: Deby must go for the sake
of Chad ... and Sudan Derek
Wright: A role for the private sector in