Outsourcing the Global War on Terrorism

Private Military Companies and American Intervention in Iraq and Afghanistan

  • Authors
  • George C. Lovewine

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The US military strategy in Iraq and Afghanistan made use of private military and private security companies on an unprecedented scale. In this environment, actions and operations can greatly affect the efficacy of the US military - creating unintended diplomatic and tactical consequences.


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Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1057/9781137370266
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Nature America Inc. 2014
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, New York
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Political Science Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-47635-0
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-37026-6
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