Corporate Warriors: The Rise of the Privatized Military Industry (Updated Edition)by P W Singer Cornell University Press
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it is clear that civilian contractors will be a significantfiature in America's military landscape in the twenty-first century. Only by learning about this ~ast and rapidly expanding industry will citizens and lawmakers develop ~ome measure of oversight and control over the shadow army.
Radden Keefe, New York Review ofBooks, 12 August 2004
''...promises to be the gold standard ofanalysisfbr years to come...
-David Isenberg, Asia Times, 20 December 2003
Thefirst notable book on the subject. ''-The Financial Times, 11 August 2003
''corporate Warriors mightjust be a paradigm shift. It may change the way
7cople look at histoiy and analyze current events.
-Charleston (WV) Gazette-Mail, 31 August 2003
'Provides a sweeping survey of'the work oI'MPPJ, Airscan, Dyncorp,
Brown & Root, andscores of'otherfirms. '' -The Atlantic Monthly, October 2003
PART I. THE RISE
1. An Era of Corporate Warriors?
2. Privatized Military History
3. The Privatized Military Industry Distinguished
4. Why Security Has Been Privatized
PART II. ORGANIZATION AND OPERATION
5. The Global Industry of Military Services
6. The Privatized Military Industry Classified
7. The Military Provider Firm: Executive Outcomes
8. The Military Consultant Firm: MPRI
9. The Military Support Firm: Brown & Root
PART III. IMPLICATIONS
10. Contractual Dilemmas
11. Market Dynamism and Global Disruptions
12. Private Firms and the Civil-Military Balance
13. Public Ends, Private Military Means?
14. Morality and the Privatized Military Firm
The Lessons of Iraq
Appendix I. PMFs on the Web
Appendix 2. PMF Contract