military forces in times of conflict is not a new concept. According to author Gordon Campbell, ashington has "always" used contractors in times of war. There are many contemporary issue
s and potential problems when the U. S. military signs deals with private contractors, as it did in Iraq and is currently doing in Afghanistan. The main issue revolves around the concept of hiring 180,000 private contractors to support and in some cases substitute for U. S. service personnel in the war zone that was Iraq and is today Afghanistan. Is the hiring ethical, is it practical, and does it help the war effort?This paper reviews those issues and provides perspective from both sides of the issue using the available literature on this topic. The Ethics of Paying Civilians to Enter Harm's wayThe American military hired
private contractors to pull…… Ethical Considerations for the Use of Technology to Meet Selected Homeland Security ObjectivesIntroductionThe Digital Age has transformed the way the world works for better or worse. Technology exists to bring down nations’ infrastructures without ever firing a missile Ten, Manimaran and Liu, 2010.