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Contractors and War: The Transformation of United Statesí Expeditionary ...

Christopher Kinsey, Malcolm Patterson - Political Science - 2012 - 352 pages
The U.S. military is no longer based on a Cold War self-sufficient model. Today's armed forces are a third smaller than they were during the Cold War, and yet are expected to ...
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Betraying Our Troops: The Destructive Results of Privatizing War

Dina Rasor, Robert Bauman - Political Science - 2007 - 288 pages
In this shocking exposť, two government fraud experts reveal how private contractors have put the lives of countless American soldiers on the line while damaging our strategic ...
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States, Citizens and the Privatisation of Security

Elke Krahmann - Political Science - 2010
Recent years have seen a growing role for private military contractors in national and international security. To understand the reasons for this, Elke Krahmann examines ...
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The Army Command Post and Defense Reshaping 1987-1997

Mark D. Sherry, Bernan - History - 2008 - 238 pages
CMH Pub. 40-4-1. The U.S. Army underwent a decade of significant transformation between 1987 and 1997 that affected strategy, force requirements, structure, and basing ...
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Hard Lessons: the Iraq Reconstruction Experience: Report by the Special ...

Stuart W. Bowen - 2009 - 513 pages
A combination of poor planning, weak oversight and greed cheated U.S. taxpayers and undermined American forces in Iraq and Afghanistan. U.S. taxpayers have paid nearly $51 ...
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American Civil-Military Relations: The Soldier and the State in a New Era

Suzanne C. Nielsen, Don M. Snider - Political Science - 2009 - 432 pages
American Civil-Military Relations offers the first comprehensive assessment of the subject since the publication of Samuel P. Huntingtonís field-defining book, The Soldier and ...
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Defense Acquisitions: Actions Needed to Ensure Value for Service Contracts ...

John Solis - 2009 - 24 pages
In FY 2008, the DoD obligated over $200 billion on contracts for services, which accounted for more than half of its total contract obligations. Given the serious budget ...
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