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Published: 29 January 2015

272 Pages


ISBN: 9780199360109

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The Modern Mercenary

Private Armies and What They Mean for World Order

Sean McFate

  • Exposes the little understood yet crucially important world of private military contractors
  • Author's real-world experience lends a unique perspective to case studies from Liberia to Colombia to Afghanistan
  • Employs the concept of 'neomedievalism' to explain the way contract warfare will affect international relations

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