doi:10.3849/1802-7199

PRIVATE MILITARY COMPANIES IN COUNTERINSURGENCY

Discussion about Erik Prince´s concepts

Dominik PLÁVKA

This text deals with the analysis of private military companies as an counterinsurgency actor in Afghanistan from the point of view of Erik Prince's proposal and application to the theory of David Kilcullen. The first part of the thesis deals with the theoretical and terminological definition of the basic concepts of this issue. A key part of the thesis is the subsequent analysis of the Prince's proposal and application to the theory of counterinsurgency. The conclusion of the work brings a general summary and recommendations based on the analysis.

Keywords

Private military companies; contractors; Erik Prince; counterinsurgency; population; government; Afghanistan.


Title in English:

PRIVATE MILITARY COMPANIES IN COUNTERINSURGENCY:
Discussion about Erik Prince´s concepts

Title in Slovak:

SÚKROMNÉ VOJENSKÉ SPOLOČNOSTI V PROTIPOVSTALECKOM BOJI:
Diskusia nad konceptmi Erika Princeho

Type:

Article

Author(s):

Dominik PLÁVKA

Language:

Slovak

Abstract:

English/Slovak

Journal:

Obrana a strategie

Publisher:

University of Defence

ISSN:

ISSN 1214-6463 (print) and ISSN 1802-7199 (on- line)

DOI:

10.3849/1802-7199.18.2018.02.023-042

Issue:

Volume 18, Number 2 (December 2018)

Pages:

023-042

Received:

26.09.2018

Accepted:

24.10.2018

Published online:

15.12.2018

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