Master of Arts (MA)
Semester of Degree Completion
Melinda A. Mueller
At the end of the Cold War, the global political arena was forever altered. One of the major changes was the introduction of private military contractors as legitimate actors of foreign policy. Despite this assertion made by scholars, private military contractors are an under studied political actor. This paper traces the historical, economic, and legal legacy of private military contractors in American history.
Roughton, Phillip Andrew, "Public Wars, Private Warriors: An Analysis of Private Military Contractors in American Foreign and Domestic Policy" (2014). Masters Theses. 1364.