The conduct of armed conflict is increasingly being outsourced to private military and security companies, whose legal position... Læs mere
Private Anti-Piracy Navies assesses the historical context, current state, and future prospects of privatizing maritime... Læs mere
A sparkling exploration of a deadly subject.
A comprehensive analysis of the rise of private security providers across Africa, and its implications for African states and societies
Fitzsimmons pits the two most prominent theories of international relations, constructivism and neorealism, against each other to determine which best explains the... Læs mere
Based on ethnographic research among militias in Sierra Leone and Liberia, Danny Hoffman considers how young men are made available for violent labor on battlefields and in dangerous unregulated industries.
This is Simon's remarkable first-hand account of his life: an account that will read like a thriller as it takes us into the world of mercenaries and spooks; of murky international politics, big oil and big bucks; of action, danger, love, despair and betrayal.
Some have claimed that "War is too important to be left to the generals," but P. W. Singer asks "What about the business executives?" Breaking out of the guns-for-hire mold of traditional mercenaries, corporations now sell skills and services that...