• Private military contractors are being used all over the world in conflict zones
  • Though they are being relied on more and more, they are dangerously unregulated
  • International and domestic laws are under-equipped to prosecute them
  • Their unregulated proliferation and use represents new and unique dangers to drawing lines of accountability and protecting human rights

 

Russian private military contractors, "Slavonic Corps" in Syria, courtesy of chartophylakeion.de

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