Posts Tagged ‘Afghanistan’

InterAgency Journal 5-2 (Summer 2014)

Wednesday, July 16th, 2014

Inside this issue: Losing Lessons at the Water’s Edge, Benjamin Cabana; Deep Analysis: Designing Complexity Into Our Understanding of Conflict, Thomas G. Matyók, Hannah Rose Mendoza and Cathryne Schmitz… and much more.

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IAP 12W (February 2014) Systems Theory and Military Leadership

Tuesday, February 25th, 2014

The author analyzes the methods of Lieutenant General David M. Rodriguez, Commander of International Security and Assistance Force Joint Command, to articulate his understanding and interventions in Afghanistan.

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U.S. Support Needed for Counternarcotics Efforts in Afghanistan

Tuesday, January 28th, 2014

Erin Logan, principal director for counternarcotics and global threats with the Department of Defense, warned about the growing danger of narcotics originating in Afghanistan in an address to the Senate Caucus on International Narcotics Control earlier this month…

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Report Examines Interagency Coordination in Afghanistan

Tuesday, October 15th, 2013

The IBM Center for The Business of Government recently published a report examining interagency coordination in Afghanistan. The author draws on interviews with ambassadors, generals, and other important figures, analyzing the interactions between U.S. civilian and military efforts in Afghanistan from 2001-2009…

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Panel Discusses Possible Post-Conflict Reform

Friday, August 16th, 2013

On August 13, panelists from various agencies and organizations met at the Stimson Center to discuss possible reform for future post-conflict situations. Among the topics discussed were ways to improve transitional and reconstruction efforts in post-conflict countries such as Iraq, Afghanistan, and Mali…

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InterAgency Journal 4-2 (Summer 2013)

Monday, July 29th, 2013

Inside this issue:  Defeating the Taliban’s Shadow Government: A Foreign Internal Governance Strategy, by Daniel R. Green; Team of Rivals: Building Civil-Military Synergy in the Interagency, by Jeffrey S. Han; Fiscal Crises Experimentation: A Darwinian Approach, by Allan D. Childers and Mark H. Sweberg …and much more.

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Study Examines Civil-Military Role in Regional Stability

Monday, July 22nd, 2013

The Center for Strategic & International Studies has released a study analyzing the causes of instability in the Middle East and North Africa. The study examined the causes of terrorism, insurgency, and other forms of violence, and calls for fully integrated interagency efforts to address the violence…

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Panel Focuses on Future of Stability Operations

Monday, June 24th, 2013

On June 17, the American Security Project in conjunction with Development Transformations hosted “The Future of Stability Operations: Lessons from Afghanistan,” a panel discussion addressing the challenges faced during U.S. stability operations…

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Report Makes Suggestions for South Asia Policy

Thursday, December 13th, 2012

Earlier this month, Asia Society published a report on U.S. policy in South Asia that offers new ideas on how to better integrate U.S. interests in South Asia, strengthen interagency collaboration, and expand expertise on South Asia in the U.S. government…

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IAE 12-03W The Sound of One Hand Clapping: The Expeditionary Imperative of Interagency Integration

Saturday, July 21st, 2012

This essay discusses the need for U.S. government agencies to develop a ground-level understanding and execution in its expeditionary interagency professionals in order to synchronize broader institutional reforms.  The author posits that the teams that have defined the expeditionary interagency since 9/11…

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