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

Fraser, Benjamin

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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
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/75424
Source: Journal of Military Ethics: normative aspects of the use of military force
DOI: 10.1080/15027570.2013.847536

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