• The effect of private corporate
interest on the Military Industrial Complex (Leander 2005)
• Massive increase in military
spending after 9/11
• Rise in power and influence of
Private Military Contractors/Companies (PMCs)
• How are PMCs themselves shaping
the security agenda?
– Epistemic power- Defining security
concerns; intelligence gathering and analysis; Consulting; Lobbying; Managerial
‘expertise’; Outsourced training within armed forces etc.
The post Private Corporate Interest
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