The United States is justified in using private military firms abroad to pursue its military objectives.

A private military company is a company that is hired and provides a nation with staff and services. Private military companies (PMCs) are often useful to governments because they can provide specialized services and help strengthen a nation's forces abroad. PMCs can carry out a variety of different tasks and thus are incredibly useful in supplementing a nation's forces. However, at the same time, PMCs are not directly accountable as other government forces are, and they are not always under the same rules and regulations.

 

The United States is justified in using private military firms abroad to pursue its military objectives.

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PMCs can be used to help intervene in dangerous situations where other countries are unwilling to provide troops and supplies.

"[PMCs] make it possible to break vicious cycles of violence. They could do this by… providing troops for outside interventions. The importance of providing troops is often argued with reference to the 1994 genocide in Rwanda… Rwanda has come to epitomize situations where PMCs could be used to break cycles of violence: