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Internationalizing and privatizing war and peace

Author: Herbert Wulf
Publisher: Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"What does the internationalization of the armed forces mean for their democratic control, and how can the privatization of the state monopoly of force be prevented? This book addresses the internationalization and privatization of war and peace to find answers to these two questions. If present trends continue, important security functions will be out of the control of national governments and international
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Herbert Wulf
ISBN: 1403949174 9781403949172
OCLC Number: 59003056
Description: xv, 263 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction : new wars and the bumpy ride to peace building --
1. Internationalizing armed forces and their deployment --
2. Privatizing power : the 'lean' state and the armed forces --
3. With the highest authority : UN-peacekeeping missions --
4. South Africa : from pariah to regional cop --
5. European Union : civil power in camouflage --
6. Co-operation, competition and collateral damage in humanitarian interventions --
7. Countering terrorism through military means? --
8. Rent-a-soldier : privatization in the US and UK armed forces --
9. need for the control of private military companies and internationalized armed forces.
Responsibility: Herbert Wulf.
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In this timely work, the author analyzes the use of private military firms and international interventions of the military. Outsourcing to the private sector takes missions away from the military,  Read more...

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