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chapter 1 of "Making a Killing: The Business of War": Introduction: Making a Killing: The Business of War
Author: Philip van Niekerk, Center for Public Integrity, Published on: 28 October 2002
...Gone is the superpower ideological divide that once gave a strange sort of order to the world’s wars. In its place are entrepreneurs, selling arms or military expertise and support, and companies, whose drilling and mining in some of the hottest spots often prolong conflict and instability.