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By Anna Leander

This ebook examines the political effects of eu safety commercialisation via elevated reliance on inner most army and protection businesses (PMSCs).

The position of industrial safety within the family atmosphere in Europe is greatly stated; finally, the most important inner most safety corporation globally – G4S staff – has its roots in Scandinavia. despite the fact that, using advertisement safeguard contracting via eu states for army reasons in foreign settings is generally held to be marginal.

This booklet examines the results of commercialisation for the peace and reconciliations thoughts of ecu states, focussing in particular on eu contracting in Afghanistan. Drawing upon examples from Scandinavia, relevant Europe and Continental Europe, each one bankruptcy considers 3 key factors:

  • the nationwide contexts that supply safeguard contracting in Afghanistan its which means;

  • the nationwide contracting practices;

  • the political outcomes for the operation in Afghanistan.

This e-book should be of a lot curiosity to scholars of serious protection reports, worldwide governance, peace and clash stories, ecu politics, and IR in general.



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