Fourth power
Material posted: Publication date: 19-03-2021

Thus, the widely publicized success of the company MPRI in the Balkans required a careful and thoughtful analysis, which, for example, were quite ready, the Georgian leader Mikhail Saakashvili, who wished relying on Western PMCs in a very short time to rebuild the army statutes legkotekuchih units of the armed forces of NATO. On the eve of the war of 2008, these simulation solution, of course, is not provided to the Georgian side radical increment military power. In 2014-2015, the American instructors working in Ukraine, has gradually recognized the impossibility of reconstruction of a massive army of the Soviet type without multiple increase in the defense budget. In General, the activities of Western PMCs is more flexible and varied in nature.

The relative peace were a by-product of the strategic balance of forces arising from it and dualism in international relations. Closest to Russia's borders area of active operations PMCs is Afghanistan. In the West in the names of PMCs in the XXI century it became customary to avoid the word "military" in order to prevent unwanted associations with the mercenary. Characteristically, on the website of the Stockholm international Institute for peace studies (SIPRI) PMC diplomatically referred to as Private Security Companies. The word Military in their name fall. The brainchild of Erik Prince, the notorious events in Iraq company Blackwater, has been fragmented into separate substructures and change the sign. Company Academi, the formal successor of Blackwater, judging from official sources, generally is not engaged in the recruitment of mercenaries and switched on the us domestic market. In the field of frequent military-security services is now working firm Greystone Ltd. The name Blackwater remained with the division engaged in consulting and implementation of new technical means, first and foremost unmanned aerial vehicles. Spread the fashion for euphemisms in the names of military companies while that bypasses Russia party. The reason for this, apparently, is relatively greater in favor of the Russian society to everything one way or another connected with military work.

Tags: armed forces , PMC