A philosophical exploration of the moral issues raised by the use of private military contractors in war.
About the Author
Deane-Peter Baker is Assistant Professor of Philosophy in the Department of Leadership, Ethics and Law at the United States Naval Academy. He is co-editor of Private Military Companies: Ethics, Policies and Civil-Military Relations (Routledge, 2008) and has also written for the BBC's Focus on Africa magazine.
Table of Contents
Preface \ Introduction \ 1. On Sheepdogs (or, the Warrior's Honor) \ 2. What the Heck is a Mercenary Anyway? \ 3. The Private Warrior's Virtue \ 4. The Right to Fight \ 5. The Right to be Wrong \ 6. Contracting and Delegation \ 7. Command and Control \ 8. The Responsibility to Protect \ 9. Contractors to the Rescue \ Conclusion
Bibliography \ Index.