“Corporate private armies in Afghanistan. Regulation of Private Military and Security Companies in a ‘Territorial State’”

Leticia Armendáriz 2013

This report makes an exhaustive description of the regulatory puzzle under which PMSCs operate in Afghanistan, while the challenges international community will face to regulate and control this industry are highlighted. The report concludes with key recommendations to improve the regulation of PMSCs in territorial states in order to meet human rights obligations and enhance respect to International Humanitarian Law.