Clinton Administration’s Policy on Managing Complex Contingency Operations: Presidential Decision Directive May 1997, The. White Paper, Washington, DC, (n.d.). http://www.fas.org/irp/offdocs/pdd56.htm (accessed 19 October 2011).
This White Paper explains key elements of the Clinton Administration’s policy on managing complex contingency operations. This unclassified document is promulgated for use by government officials as a handy reference for interagency planning of future complex contingency operations.