In libreria: Guerre conto terzi

Il libreria è disponibile il nuovo volume di Stefano Ruzza dedicato alle aziende militari private e al loro impatto.

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La storia dei guerrieri prezzolati è antica quanto quella della guerra. Oggigiorno, tuttavia, l'attività militare privata è condotta da soggetti nuovi, strutturati in forma aziendale: le "private security firms" (Psf). Questo rinnovamento organizzativo ha conseguenze che contribuiscono a spiegare il grande successo sperimentato di recente dai combattenti a pagamento, ingaggiati da una pluralità di clienti - pubblici e privati - e impegnati in ogni angolo del globo, dall'America Latina all'Estremo Oriente. Tramite l'analisi di casi - dagli operatori al soldo in Sierra Leone ai guerrieri privati in Croazia, Iraq e Colombia, ai "contractors" al servizio del governo degli Stati Uniti - il volume indaga come mai il mercato della sicurezza sia tale soltanto nei suoi aspetti deteriori; per quali ragioni la regolamentazione delle "private security firms" sia così difficile, e che cosa comporti il ritorno sulla scena della forza privata per il sistema internazionale.

In libreria: Stefano Ruzza, Guerre conto terzi: Aziende di sicurezza privata e privatizzazione della funzione militare, Il Mulino, Bologna 2011

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