Overseas Contracting Opportunities in Iraq Still Significant Despite Drawdown

Charles Simmins / Feb 11, 2014

The military draw down has actually spurred more growth in overseas contractor jobs in Iraq.

The Future: Comet-Battling Robot Satellites

John Holst / Feb 1, 2014

With no Bruce Willis in the wings, teenagers are coming forward to save humanity from comets and asteroids. That’s right, Comet-Battling Robot Satellites!!

How to Write a Resume for an Overseas Job

Bruce Diggs / Jul 18, 2013

As the military draws down from overseas assignments, contract opportunities are heating up. Your resume is a critical first step in landing an overseas job.

Global Defense Budgets Drop, Small Countries Step Up Spending

Chandler Harris / Jun 28, 2013

The worldwide defense industry is facing significant changes as the 50 nations that represent 97 percent of the world’s defense spending cut military budgets and reprioritize defense, according to the Global Defense Outlook 2013 report by Deloitte.

Increasing the Effectiveness of Private Security Contractors

Jillian Hamilton / Jun 5, 2013

Over half of the current force in Afghanistan is private security contractors. What can be done to increase their effectiveness as troops return home and more private companies take on missions?

How to Get a Security Job in Force Protection

ClearanceJobs / Apr 5, 2013

Force protection jobs are typically charged with protecting and safeguarding the occupants, visitors, and infrastructure of the assigned asset.

Should Legal Immunity for Military Contractors Change?

Chandler Harris / Feb 1, 2013

Military contractors have largely been blessed with immunity from legal actions. Yet one legal student recommends that allowing private military contractors to be sued in some circumstances is the correct course of action.

Colombian Peace Talks Could Pave Way for Foreign Investment

Troy Steward / Nov 27, 2012

For the first time in a decade, peace talks are going on between representatives from FARC and the Colombian government, having started on the 17th of October in Oslo and moved to Havana on the 5th of November.