Faculty News

Coburn on Increasing Reliance on Private Contractors

Noah Coburn published an opinion piece in the Globe and Mail arguing that if Canada and the U.S. are going to continue to rely heavily on security and other contractors, they must examine the human and political cost.

"While the use of mercenaries and contractors in place of Western troops has deep historical roots, the practice has increased dramatically in recent years and, more worryingly, has become impossible to monitor." Noah Coburn