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- Passive Cavity Aerosol Spectrometer Probe
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Clinton specifically requests diplomats to promote the use of PCASP on "merchant vessels transiting the high-risk waters off the Horn of Africa, in addition to other counter-piracy measures."
The bottom line seems to be that the use of PCASP remains controversial and several aspects have to be considered, including legal aspects and the safety of seafarers.
Well, if Revere were alive today and was observing the private security sector he would definitely be calling for two lanterns to be hung on the church belfry to signal a victory for the private security contracting (PSC) industry, or in seafaring terms, privately contracted armed security personnel (PCASP).
According to the Somali Report: "Drawing on talking points in paragraph 9, Post is requested to demarche host governments and/or members of host country's shipping industry to encourage the responsible use of Privately Contracted Armed Security Personnel PCASP on merchant vessels transiting high-risk waters off the Horn of Africa, in addition to other counter-piracy measures."