Patrick, Stewart. The U.S. Response to Precarious States: Tentative Progress and Remaining Obstacles to Coherence. Essay, Center for Global Development, Washington, DC, 2007. http://www.cgdev.org/files/14093_file_Precarious_States.pdf (accessed 20 March 2012).
This essay examines the U.S. response to failed and failing states. Improved U.S. performance in prevention, crisis response, and the long-term process of statebuilding after conflict will require a more integrated approach that goes well beyond impressive military assets to include major investments in critical civilian capabilities.
Posted: May 23, 2012 by the Simons Center
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