Private Security Companies During the Iraq War: Military Performance and the Use of Deadly Force

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This book explores the use of deadly force by private security companies during the Iraq War. The work focuses on and compares the activities of the US companies Blackwater and Dyncorp. Despite sharing several important characteristics, such as working for the same client (the US State Department) during the same time period, the employees of Blackwater fired their weapons far more often, and killed and seriously injured far more people in Iraq than their counterparts in DynCorp. In order to explain this disparity, the book ...

Private Security Companies during the Iraq War: Military Performance and the Use of Deadly Force 2017, Routledge, London

ISBN-13: 9781138893405

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Private Security Companies During the Iraq War: Military Performance and the Use of Deadly Force 2015, Routledge, London

ISBN-13: 9781138844261

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