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Contractors and war : the transformation of US expeditionary operations

Author: Christopher Kinsey; Malcolm Hugh Patterson
Publisher: Stanford, California : Stanford Security Studies, an imprint of Stanford University Press, [2012] ©2012
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines United States military contractors, and evaluates how the private sector will shape military operations.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher Kinsey; Malcolm Hugh Patterson
ISBN: 9780804769907 0804769907 9780804769914 0804769915
OCLC Number: 773667400
Description: vii, 343 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Overview of American government expeditionary operations utilizing private contractors / Robert Mandel --
Attitudes on the ground : what soldiers think about civilian contractors / Ryan Kelty & Darcy Schnack --
Looking beyond Iraq : contractors in U.S. global activities / Renee de Nevers --
The elephant in the room / Bill Flavin --
Sharing the same space : the evolving relationship between U.S. NGOs, battlefield contractors and U.S. armed forces / Sam Worthington --
PMSCS and risk in counterinsurgency warfare / Kateri Carmola --
Contractors and the law / Geoffrey Corn --
Contractors' wars and the Commission on Wartime Contracting / Allison Stanger --
Private contractors, public consequences : the need for an effective criminal justice framework / David Price --
How to decide when a contractor source is better to use than a government source / Frank Camm --
Reforming the US approach to stabilization and reconstruction operations / Stuart Bowen --
Contractors supporting military operations : many challenges remain / Jacques Gansler & William Lucyshyn.
Responsibility: edited by Christopher Kinsey and Malcolm Hugh Patterson.
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