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December 2017

Occupation Inc.’: the institution of a private military-security-industrial complex’

December 5 @ 7:30 pm
Quaker meeting House, James Street
Sheffield, S1 2HH United Kingdom
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Shir Hever discusses his new book, The Privatisation of Israeli Security (Pluto, 2017) Between 1994-2014, Israel's security service was transformed, becoming one of the most extreme examples of privatised security in the world. This book is an investigation into this period and the conditions that created 'Occupation Inc.': the institution of a private military-security-industrial complex.State sponsored violence is increasing as a result of this securitisation, but why is it necessary, and what are its implications? In this book, Shir Hever considers the impact…

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