Blackwater
The rise of the world's most powerful mercenary army

Scahill, Jeremy
Publisher:  Nation Books
Pages:  452pp   Price:  $32.50  
Resource Type:  Book
Cx Number:  CX6935

Abstract:  The book talks about Blackwater's role [a private compound that trains law-enforcements and special-forces operatives and provides soldiers for hire] and illustrates the difference between actual military units and gun-for-hire corporations. Blackwater was founded by Erik Prince in 1997, a US navy seal who inherited a $1.35 billion fortune and went into the business of prvate security.
This collection of insight into the privatized warfare has been well researched and documented.

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