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The Modern Mercenary: Private Armies and What They Mean for World Order Current

Dr. Sean McFate | The United States can no longer go to war without contractors. Yet we don't know much about the industry's structure, its operations, or where it's heading. Typically led by ex-military men, contractor firms are by their very nature secretive. Even the U.S. government-the entity that actually pays them-knows relatively little.