MERCENARIES OR PRIVATE MILITARY CONTRACTORS?

Jamie Williamson, Executive Director of ICoCA is a panelist an upcoming webinar hosted by The Middle East Institute at the National University of Singapore: ‘Mercenaries or Private Military Contractors? Privatising the State Monopoly of Violence from the Middle East and Beyond’

In the webinar, Dr Sean McFate, Mr Jamie Williamson and Mr Doug Brooks will discuss how mercenaries and private military companies are changing the rules of war and peacebuilding. Since the second Iraq conflict, the growing presence of private military contractors has generated the need for effective public and private participation and re-statement of existing international law regarding the contractors’ oversight, enforcement and accountability, specifically in armed conflict environments.

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