This publication examines the political results of eu defense commercialisation via elevated reliance on deepest army and safety businesses (PMSCs).

The position of business safety within the family surroundings in Europe is commonly said; in the end, the largest deepest protection corporation globally – G4S staff – has its roots in Scandinavia. although, using advertisement defense contracting via eu states for army reasons in overseas settings is generally held to be marginal.

This e-book examines the consequences of commercialisation for the peace and reconciliations suggestions of eu states, focussing in particular on eu contracting in Afghanistan. Drawing upon examples from Scandinavia, critical Europe and Continental Europe, every one bankruptcy considers 3 key factors:

  • the nationwide contexts that supply protection contracting in Afghanistan its that means;
  • the nationwide contracting practices;
  • the political outcomes for the operation in Afghanistan.

This booklet can be of a lot curiosity to scholars of serious defense reports, worldwide governance, peace and clash stories, ecu politics, and IR in general.



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