Provincial Reconstruction Teams (PRTs)


Report Identifies Lessons Learned for Stability, Reconstruction Operations



Report Identifies Lessons Learned for Stability, Reconstruction Operations

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...

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



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

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...

InterAgency Journal 2-2 (Summer 2011)



InterAgency Journal 2-2 (Summer 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.

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



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

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.