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Leashing the Dogs of War: The Rise of Private Military and Security Companies


Simon Chesterman


National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law

September 1, 2008

Carnegie Reporter, Vol. 5, No. 1, pp. 36-45, Fall 2008
NYU Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 08-24

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The activities of Blackwater and other private contractors in Iraq have focused public attention on the post-Cold War trend towards outsourcing of military services. Are such scandals proof of the impossibility of holding modern mercenaries to account, or evidence that the market for force is beginning to mature?

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Keywords: private military companies, private security companies, private military and security companies, PMCs, PMSCs, mercenaries, regulation, Blackwater, Iraq, Afghanistan, Nisour Square, UCMJ, MEJA

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Date posted: July 18, 2008 ; Last revised: May 1, 2014

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Chesterman, Simon, Leashing the Dogs of War: The Rise of Private Military and Security Companies (September 1, 2008). Carnegie Reporter, Vol. 5, No. 1, pp. 36-45, Fall 2008; NYU Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 08-24. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1162526

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National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law ( email )
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