Contents: (1) Intro.; (2) Background: Services Provided by Private Security Contractors (PSC); Number and Profile of PSCs Working in Iraq and Afghanistan; Congressional Focus on PSCs; (3) Private Security Co. Working for the U.S. GovAit.: Why the U.S. GovAit. Uses PSCs; DoD PSCs; Iraq; Afghanistan; Can the Use of PSCs Undermine U.S. Efforts?; DoD Mgmt. and Oversight of PSCs; (4) Options for Congress: Define the Role that Private Security Contractors Can Play in Support of Mil. Operations in Unsecure Environments; Prohibit armed security contractors from being deployed in combat zones; Restrict armed security contractors to performing static security; Restrict armed security contractors to static security, with an exception for local nationals.In contrast, adapting the military force structure or training significant numbers of Department of State civilian personnel ... would be unable to execute their missions in Iraq and Afghanistan without the support of private security contractors.19anbsp;...
|Title||:||Department of Defense¿s Use of Private Security Contractors in Iraq and Afghanistan|
|Publisher||:||DIANE Publishing - 2010-01|