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Libya: The Swiss Contracted Aegis To Protect Their Embassy In Libya

Fri, 27 Jan 2012 05:41:19 +0000

The government had justified its choice to employ a private firm with local knowledge to guard the Tripoli embassy because it needed time to draw up an operational plan and reach a decision on whether to proceed. This story has it all–from irony to hilarity. Here are the Swiss, whom for hundreds of years were […]

Industry Talk: Swiss Government Proposes Ban On Mercenary Firms, Except For The Swiss Guard?

Wed, 12 Oct 2011 18:16:14 +0000

The irony here is that the Swiss are famous for fielding one of the best and longest standing mercenary armies in the history of the business. Matter of fact, remnants of that force is still operating today, and they are called the Swiss Guard. Did I mention that this group is protecting the Pope at […]

Industry Talk: Security Firms’ Future Looks Bright

Tue, 30 Nov 2010 18:12:30 +0000

     While it may seem strange for powerful countries to hand over to the private sector their monopoly on legitimate violence, Chaliand says it should be seen as a private-public partnership.      Good little article here, and it helped to bring into perspective what this code means and what it could lead too. […]

Publications: 2010 International Code Of Conduct For Private Security Service Providers

Tue, 16 Nov 2010 17:58:22 +0000

2010 International Code of Conduct for Private Security Service Providers

Industry Talk: Private Security Companies Sign Landmark Code Of Conduct In Switzerland

Wed, 10 Nov 2010 14:39:38 +0000

     This is great news and a big round of applause to all involved for all the hard work they put into this over the years. I think it is very significant that so many of the big name companies have signed on to this thing from around the world, and that there has […]

Industry Talk: The Rise Of The UK’s Private Security Companies

Tue, 02 Nov 2010 18:30:47 +0000

     Good little story on the UK private security industry. Also it is good to see Andy Bearpark of BAPSC and Mr. Binns of Aegis get a little attention in the report.      One area that I would like to further clarify though is that British companies are not immune from making mistakes or being involved in […]