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The Reluctant Mercenary: Vulnerability and the 'Whores of War'

Fraser, Benjamin


Mercenaries are the target of moral condemnation far more often than they are subject of moral concern. One attempt at morally condemning mercenaries proceeds by analogy with prostitutes; mercenaries are 'the whores of war'. This analogy is unconvincing a

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Date published: 2013
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Military Ethics: normative aspects of the use of military force
DOI: 10.1080/15027570.2013.847536


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