Heroes or mercenaries? : Blackwater, Private Security Companies, and the U.S. Military

TitleHeroes or mercenaries? : Blackwater, Private Security Companies, and the U.S. Military
Publication TypeCase Study
Year of Publication2010
AuthorsDunning, R
Corporate AuthorsKenan Institute for Ethics, Duke University,
Pagination14 p.
PublisherKenan Institute for Ethics, Duke University
Publication Languageeng
KeywordsBaghdad , Blackwater , business , BUSINESS ethics , contract , Fallujah , IRAQ , MILITARY , MILITARY ethics , PMSC , Public Policy , public safety , U.S. , Xe
AbstractThis case uses two widely publicized events in the Iraq war involving the private security company Blackwater USA to consider how private military contractors have influenced and have been influenced by changes in the organization and perceived mission of the U.S. Armed Forces.
URLhttp://www.duke.edu/web/kenanethics/CaseStudies/Blackwater.pdf
Abbreviated Case NameHeroes or mercenaries? : Blackwater, Private Security Companies, and the U.S. Military
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