State Control over Private Military and Security Companies in Armed Conflict (Cambridge Studies in International and Comparative Law)

State Control over Private Military and Security Companies in Armed Conflict (Cambridge Studies in International and Comparative Law)

Hannah Tonkin


The previous 20 years have witnessed the swift proliferation of non-public army and safeguard businesses (PMSCs) in armed conflicts worldwide, with PMSCs partaking in, for instance, offensive wrestle, prisoner interrogation and the supply of recommendation and coaching. The broad outsourcing of army and protection actions has challenged traditional conceptions of the nation because the basic holder of coercive energy and raised issues concerning the aid in nation regulate over using violence. Hannah Tonkin significantly analyses the overseas tasks on 3 key states - the hiring country, the house country and the host nation of a PMSC - and identifies the conditions during which PMSC misconduct can provide upward push to nation accountability. This research will facilitate the overview of nation accountability in circumstances of PMSC misconduct and set criteria to steer states in constructing their household legislation and rules on inner most safety.

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