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.
- PMCs can be used to help intervene in dangerous situations where other countries are unwilling to provide troops and supplies.PMCs have historically helped with resolving conflicts and aiding countries in winning conflicts.PMCs have become so ingrained in our foreign operations that they have become necessary.The United States relies heavily on PMCs and would to be able to successfully carry out its foreign missions without them.Hiring PMCs can serve as a deterrent to conflicts, increasing the chances of peace.PMCs increase the United States military resources without having to recruit or train.PMCs that are native to an area may have detailed knowledge of the local area's geography and political state among other things.All the No points
- PMCs do not have the United States's best interests at heart and are not directly accountable.PMCs are not held to the same standards and thus should not be hired by the US government.There is no way for governments to regulate and ensure the quality of PMCs.The hiring of PMCs has actually strengthened warlords and the Taliban in Afghanistan.PMCs violate basic human rights and international agreements in its pursuit of victory and success.PMCs hurt US troops and the American army.The presence of PMCs in Iraq has significantly damaged US credibility, actually hurting its military objectives.
The United States is justified in using private military firms abroad to pursue its military objectives.Yes because... No because...
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: