Corporate Warriors

Corporate Warriors

The Rise of the Privatized Military Industry

Book - 2003
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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 mould of traditional mercenaries, corporations now sell skills and services that until recently only state militaries possessed. Their products range from trained commando teams to strategic advice from generals.
Publisher: Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2003.
ISBN: 9780801441141
0801441145
Branch Call Number: 355.03 SINGER
Characteristics: xi, 330 p. : ill., map ; 24 cm.

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May 21, 2013

three audiences are targeted, the academic, those dealing with world policy, and finally, those general readers. PMF's are broadly defined as: Military Provider Firms; Military Consultant Firms, and Military Support Firms. Historical references to Xenophons 10,000 to the Modern Day.In depth analysis of the morality of private suppliers who have been State trained (at cost of !00's of thousands and are now on pensions)and now sell their services to anyone (good or bad) with money. Lists about 50 worldwide companies with a variety of special services, conflicts consequences between contract holders, dubious morals and ethics etc.the affect and effect thery have on politics and their pervasiveness in 'modern' corporations. Examples of evasion of laws is rampant throughout.Other similar books: Public Service, Prvate Profits by Loxely on P3's; and Blackwater on mercenary armies.

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