New York University Public Law and Legal Theory Working Papers

Document Type

Article

Comments

Carnegie Reporter, Forthcoming

Abstract

The activities of Blackwater and other private contractors in Iraq have focused public attention on the post-Cold War trend towards outsourcing of military services. Are such scandals proof of the impossibility of holding modern mercenaries to account, or evidence that the market for force is beginning to mature?

Date of Authorship for this Version

July 2008