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Published: 25 March 2009

275 Pages

ISBN: 9780199563890

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From Mercenaries to Market

The Rise and Regulation of Private Military Companies

Edited by Simon Chesterman and Chia Lehnardt

  • Contributors include a range of key providers, consumers, regulators, and opinion-makers, including writers who have worked closely with the industry and bring key insights into both the theory and the practice of PMCs
  • Timely examination of the recent proliferation of PMCs, and their current prominence following scandals in Iraq
  • Relevant for governments as they begin to formulate their policy responses to PMCs
  • Specific focus on regulation of this new industry