The “war on terrorism,” according to Jeremy Scahill, has led to the most privatized war in the history of the United States of America: the war in Iraq, waged partially by private security contractors who are, for the most part, accountable to no higher legal-political authority. This brings us to an obvious question: Is this type of warfare an imperative part of counterterrorism?
"Private Military Industry and the Laws of War,"
Human Rights & Human Welfare: Vol. 7:
6, Article 4.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.du.edu/hrhw/vol7/iss6/4