Posts Tagged ‘Iraq’

IAS-004 (March 2015) Economics in Counterinsurgency Operations

Tuesday, March 10th, 2015

This study compares previously deployed economic development plans to efforts undertaken during the recent operations in Iraq and Afghanistan. The author explores the Marshall Plan’s success in post-WWII Europe and the pacification efforts undertaken by the Office of Civil Operations and Revolutionary Development (CORDS) during the Vietnam War.


USAID Builds on Iraq Emergency Response

Monday, September 29th, 2014

In the past two month, the U.S. Agency for International Development has released a series of fact sheets outlining their role in the U.S. response to continuing conflict and hardship in Iraq…


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.


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…


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.


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…


InterAgency Journal 4-1 (Winter 2013)

Wednesday, March 27th, 2013

Inside this issue:  When Diplomacy Fails: Consent, Risk and Modern Warfare, by M. Shane Riza; Is it Time for an Interagency Goldwater-Nichols Act?, by Sean M. Roche; Social Capital in the Interagency Environment of Iraq, Lynne Chandler-Garcia …and much more.


Report Identifies Lessons Learned for Stability, Reconstruction Operations

Wednesday, March 13th, 2013

The Special Inspector General for Iraq Reconstruction recently released it’s final report identifying lessons learned in the rebuilding of Iraq. The report explores the challenges faced by those involved in the various projects and programs during the nine-year reconstruction effort…


Researcher Looking for People Who Worked with Iraqi Army 2006-2011

Thursday, July 26th, 2012

Researcher Brian Humphreys is currently studying the development of the Iraqi Army between 2006 and 2011. He is most interested in learning about Iraqi and American efforts to redefine the Iraqi Army’s cultural identity during this period…


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…