12 Pages Posted: 11 Oct 2012
Date Written: June 11, 2012
This essay, part of the Stanford International Law Journal’s symposium on the Arab Spring, examines the special role foreign military contractors have played (1) in deterring and helping suppress domestic uprisings across the Arab world and (2) in altering the trajectory of the military-contractor industry.
Keywords: National Security Law, Foreign Affairs Law, Military Privatization, Arab Spring, Military-Industrial Complex
Suggested Citation: Suggested Citation
Michaels, Jon D., Private Military Firms, the American Precedent, and the Arab Spring (June 11, 2012). 48 Stanford Journal of International Law 277 (2012). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2160550