PRIVATE MILITARIES

Private Militaries

Mar 23rd 2020

Private militaries or PMC's have been popping up in all of the worlds conflict zones, guns for hire being paid to the dirty work nation-states don't want to do. Is this the future of war or is this a slippery slope that takes all the accountability out of the battlefield? This week we do a deep dive into the Wagner group (Putin's private army) and Blackwater/Frontier Services Group (Erik Princes Hong Kong-based White House hit squad). We go through what they have been up to, and where they are likely to pop up over the next few years Guests this week are

Sean McFate (National Defence University)

Alex Kirsch (Host of the depth of perspective) Sahar Khan (CATO Institute) and

Candace Rondeaux (New America)