As rival militias in postwar Libya wage turf wars in Tripoli and the interim government struggles to form a national army, Western mercenaries are moving in to fill the security vacuum in the oil-rich North African state...The main focus of the...
[PDF] Private Security Companies and Local Populations: An Exploratory Study of Afghanistan and Angola
Author: Ulrike Joras and Adrian Schuster (eds.), Swisspeace
This paper looks at how local populations perceive Private Security Companies (PSCs) and what the impact of their activities may be on peoples’ every day lives, examining the two country cases, Afghanistan and Angola...The study suggests that PSCs...