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Private Military Companies: Options for Regulation

The following papers were presented at a seminar initiated by the Foreign & Commonwealth Office and the Department for International Development held at the Centre for Studies in Security and Diplomacy, University of Birmingham, on Private Military Companies: Options for Regulation, 24 June 2002.

PDF Regulating private military companies: Options for the UK Government  (PDF, 174K)
Chaloka Beyani and Damian Lilly, International Alert

PDF Regulating private military companies: The need for a multidimensional approach  (PDF, 39K)
Damian Lilly, International Alert

PDF Private military companies: Options for regulation  (PDF, 74K)
Dr Kevin A. O'Brien, RAND Europe (Cambridge)

PDF Perception and profit: Understanding commercial military and security service provision  (PDF, 31K)
Henry Cummins, Cranfield University

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Seminar on Private Military Companies: Options for Regulation