Outsourcing War: Private Contractors and the War in Afghanistan

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Are private military companies uncontrollable and unaccountable mercenaries or a political and financial necessity for British foreign policy? In this talk we will discuss what role of these companies play in Afghanistan, what the risks are and how they are changing the face of war. Join Jonathan Beale, BBC Defence Correspondent, Christopher Beese, Vice President Administration & Governance Olive Group Ltd. and Christopher Kinsey, Defence Studies Department, King's College London for this lively discussion.

This event is free but advanced booking is required. To register please email boxoffice@iwm.org.uk with your full name and email address. Please note that booking emails will only be checked at weekends.

This talk is part of Imperial War Museum's War Story events season. To find out more visit iwm.org.uk

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