A clear understanding of the current nature and activities of private military and security companies at sea is important to assess accurately their future implications. Are they modern-day privateers?
"Promising Privateers?: Understanding the Constraints of Contemporary Private Security at Sea,"
Naval War College Review: Vol. 67
, Article 8.
Available at: http://digital-commons.usnwc.edu/nwc-review/vol67/iss2/8