Southeast Asia's Maritime Security Dilemma: State or Market?

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Title Southeast Asia's Maritime Security Dilemma: State or Market?
Author Liss, Carolin
Journal Name Japan Focus
Year Published 2007
Place of publication United States
Publisher Japan Focus
Abstract In the past few years, an increasing number of Private Security Companies (PSCs—sometimes also referred to as Private Military Companies, PMCs [1]) have emerged and are offering and conducting maritime security services in Southeast Asia. These companies offer services in addition to security provided by Southeast Asian states and their government agencies. This paper explores the role of private companies in securing vessels, ports, offshore energy installations and fishing grounds across Southeast Asia, and discusses whether PSCs are an alternative or viable supplement to government efforts to protect national waters, shipping lanes and other maritime assets.
Peer Reviewed Yes
Published Yes
Publisher URI
Volume June 2007
Page from 1
Page to 28
ISSN 1557-4660
Date Accessioned 2010-02-26
Language en_AU
Faculty Griffith Business School
Subject Government and Politics of Asia and the Pacific
Publication Type Journal Articles (Refereed Article)
Publication Type Code c1x

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