Posts Tagged ‘Provincial Reconstruction Teams (PRTs)’

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…

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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…

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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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InterAgency Journal 2-2 (Summer 2011)

Monday, August 15th, 2011

Inside this issue:  A Ticking Time Bomb, by Joseph I. Lieberman and Susan M. Collins; Swords and Plowshares: DoD and USAID on the Battlefield, by Quy H. Nguyen…and much more.

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IAP 1(October 2010)- Assessing the Effectiveness of Agricultural Advisor Projects in Afghanistan

Wednesday, November 10th, 2010

by Karisha Kuypers, U.S. Department of Agriculture, and
Professor David A. Anderson, U.S. Army Command and General Staff College

To assist the nation in rebuilding its agricultural economy, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has provided advisors who have worked on Provincial Reconstruction Teams (PRTs). Based largely on their end-of-tour reports, this paper examines and evaluates the challenges, successes, and modes of interaction of USDA advisors with their PRT and Afghan colleagues and concludes with recommendations for the future.

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