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Military Inc.

Gennady Evstafiev

This book by Pakistani researcher Ayesha Siddiqa on the increasing participation of the military in the business and economic life of various countries is based on rich factual material, particularly where her native Pakistan is concerned. The effectiveness of the commercial operations undertaken by the military raises great doubt, and often imposes a heavy burden both on military servicemen and on the national budget.

Military Inc.


SECURITY INDEX №1 (83), 2008