Revisiting the Role of Private Military and Security Companies

Criminal Justice Ethics 31 (3):138-157 (2012)

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Abstract This essay addresses the role of private military and security companies (PMSCs) in security governance. In this context, it offers a historical overview of some of the main developments in the evolution of private warfare and critically discusses some of the key challenges confronting the quest for holding PMSCs accountable in accordance with international human rights and humanitarian norms
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DOI 10.1080/0731129X.2012.743339
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