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Reforma bezpečnostního sektoru se zaměřením na rozvojové státy
Petrová, Martina
The bachelor's thesis Security Sector Reform focusing on developing countries, deals with the reform of the Iraqi civil security sector in the period of years from 2017 to 2021. Given the complex and volatile environment the Iraqi government has, since 2017, requested the cooperation of international partners in reforming. The theoretical part of the thesis sets out the most problematic areas of the civil sector, which are the main concern of the activities of international partners. The bachelor's thesis aims to analyze the activities and influence of specific international actors - UN, NATO, European Union and the results of missions and programs implemented by them
Private Military Companies and Security Sector Reform in Post-Conflict Countries: A Case Study of Iraq
Sladká, Jana ; Bureš, Oldřich (advisor) ; Karásek, Tomáš (referee)
A subject of this diploma thesis is a role of private military companies (PMCs) in security sector reform (SSR) in Iraq in a period from 2003 to 2011. The first chapter of the thesis focuses on goals and process of post-conflict SSR from a theoretical point of view because of an involvement of PMCs in post-conflict reconstruction which was taking place in Iraq. Part of the theoretical chapter is a SSR and steps which is the SSR process composed of. The second chapter concentrates on definitions and typologies of PMCs. This part of the thesis makes a distinction between mercenaries and private military contractors and PMCs themselves. Last but not least the second chapter encompasses discussion about a role of PMCs in a process of SSR in post-conflict countries. The third chapter is dedicated to a historical development of cooperation between PMCs and the US; it analyses roots of the US dependence on services provided by PMCs. A case study of Iraq elaborates on a role of PMCs in a process of Iraqi security reform. Aim of this chapter is to define advantages and disadvantages of usage of services provided by PMCs. By taking into account disadvantages employment of PMCs represents, steps that could help to avoid those in the future are suggested.

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