Stability, Security, Transition, and Reconstruction (SSTR) Operations


March 2013

Compiled by Bibliography Branch
Muir S. Fairchild Research Information Center
Maxwell AFB, AL


CONTENTS

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Internet Resources


Archick, Kristin.  Northern Ireland: The Peace Process.  Washington, Library of Congress, Congressional Research Service, 2011.  14 p.  (CRS Report for Congress, RS21333)
Available online at: http://opencrs.com/document/RS21333/
Link provides access to other versions of this document. 
"British and Irish governments...and the eight parties participating in peace talks announced an agreement on April 10, 1998." -- Summary.

Cohen, Herman J.  UN Peacekeeping in Africa.  Journal of International Peace Operations  7:40-41  September-October 2011.
Available online at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=tsh&AN=67093192&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv
Focuses on "the budget of the U.N. peacekeeping and stabilization support in Africa reaching 4.7 billion dollars." -- Abstract.

Groves, Gabrielle Eva Carol and others.  Keeping the Peace is Not Enough: Human Security and Gender-based Violence During the Transitional Period of Timor-Leste.  SOJOURN: Journal of Social Issues in Southeast Asia  24:186-210  October 2009.
Available online at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=45729183&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Haidari, M. Ashraf.  Positive Momentum Journal of International Peace Operations  7:38-39  September-October 2011.
Available online at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=tsh&AN=67093191&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv
"Author notes that Afghanistan's government has carried serious steps to resolve its financial and legislative problems while engaging a diplomatic dialogue with the Pakistani government to cease the indiscriminate shelling of the Afghan villages." -- Abstract from EbscoHost.

Hunt, James P.  The 800-Pound Gorilla and Stability Operations.  Small Wars Journal, pp 1-6  June 2010.
Available online at: http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA523630
To be more effective, the United States military must learn to "work with the different cultures of the Department of State, the interagency, nongovernmental agencies, or even private organizations." -- P. 2.

Joffe, Josef.  It's Nice to Have Allies Time International (Canada Edition)  163:56  January 2004.
Available online at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=bth&AN=12249673&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv
"Comments on how the United States needs allies abroad in order to effectively promote peace and democracy in Iraq and globally." -- Abstract.

Katzman, Kenneth.  Related Governance Issues.  Congressional Research Service: Report, pp 21-27  December 6, 2011. 
Available online at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=tsh&AN=70319337&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv
"Discusses the issues affecting nation-building in Iraq following the formation of the first post-dictatorship democratic government in December 2010." -- Abstract from EbscoHost.

Kpessa, Michael and others.  Nationalism, Development, and Social Policy: The Politics of Nation-Building in Sub-Saharan Africa Ethnic & Racial Studies  34:2115-2133  December 2011.
Available online at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=tsh&AN=67457956&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv
"Argues that post-independence nationalist leaders used health, housing, and education programmes to foster...national unity that would transcend the existing ethnic divisions created by the arbitrary drawing of state boundaries during colonization." -- Abstract.

Miller, Andrew C.  Ghosts of Empire: Reducing the Specter of Imperialism in Modern Stability Operations.  Carlisle Barracks, PA, PKSOI, April 2011.  6 p.
Available online at: http://www.dtic.mil/cgi-bin/GetTRDoc?Location=U2&doc=GetTRDoc.pdf&AD=ADA542392

Moran, Anthony.  Multiculturalism as Nation-Building in Australia: Inclusive National Identity and the Embrace of Diversity Ethnic & Racial Studies  34:2153-2172  December 2011 .
Available online at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=tsh&AN=67457953&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv
"Argues that inclusive national identity can accommodate and support multiculturalism, and serve as a source of cohesion in ethnically and culturally diverse societies." -- Abstract.

Morris, Catherine.  Conflict Transformation and Peacebuilding: A Selected Bibliography.  Victoria, Canada, Peacemakers Trust, 1997-2008.
Available online at: http://www.peacemakers.ca/bibliography/bib1negotiation.html

Nation Building--Post Conflict Resolution.  Maxwell AFB, AL, Muir S. Fairchild Research Information Center, September 2005.
Available online at: http://www.au.af.mil/au/aul/bibs/postconflict.htm
Bibliography of resources available at Muir S. Fairchild Research Information Center.

Palestinians-Peace Middle East Reporter (Daily Edition)  191:11  May 19, 2010.
Available online at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=bwh&AN=50843104&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv
"Reports on endeavors of Prime Minister of the Palestinian Authority (PA) Salam Fayyad in building Palestinian state institutions ... also relates the first high-level partnership launched by the PA for state-building with Germany." -- Abstract from EbscoHost.

Peace and Stability Operations.  Maxwell AFB, AL, Muir S. Fairchild Research Information Center, November 2006.
Available online at: http://www.au.af.mil/au/aul/bibs/peaceops06.htm
Bibliography of resources available at Muir S. Fairchild Research Information Center.

Wisler, Dominique.  The International Civilian Police Mission in Bosnia and Herzegovina: From Democratization to Nation-Building Police Practice & Research  8:253-268  July 2007.
Available online at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=tsh&AN=25915756&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Internet Resources (Student Research)

Bond, Margaret S.  Hybrid War: A New Paradigm for Stability Operations in Failing States.  Carlisle Barracks, PA, U.S. Army War College, March 2007.  22 p. (USAWC Strategy Research Project)
Available online at: http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA468398
"Develops a strategic concept for use by the US military in its future stability and security missions in pre-conflict environments." -- Abstract.

Crawford, Kenneth J.  Closing the Chasm: Preparing and Building Post-Conflict Civil Capacity.  Carlisle Barracks, PA, U.S. Army War College, 2010.  48 p. (USAWC Civilian Research Project)
Available online at: http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA544316
"Military and civilian agencies must effectively plan and effectively train to build/enable civil capacity from the onset of strategic planning and operations." -- Abstract.

Douville, Jeffrey M.  Designing Excellence into America’s Stability, Security, Transition and Reconstruction (SSTR) Efforts.  Carlisle Barracks, PA, U.S. Army War College, March 2007.  18 p. (USAWC Strategy Research Project)
Available online at: http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA469681
"Proposes a structural solution to improving the Nation’s ability to respond, and stay engaged for as long as it takes, in simultaneous Stability, Security, Transition and Reconstruction Operations (SSTRO) worldwide." -- Abstract.

Wilcox, Andrew G.  Provisional Reconstruction Teams: An Operational Imperative.  Newport, RI, Naval War College, 2007.  26 p.
Available online at: http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA476765
Author believes provisional reconstruction teams are necessary after operations like Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom to "combine humanitarian, reconstruction, diplomatic, and military security in one organization focused on stability operation's complex relationship of factors". -- Introduction.


Books


Armstrong, Nicholas J. and Chura-Beaver, Jacqueline.  Harnessing Post-Conflict Transitions: A Conceptual Primer.  Carlisle Barracks, PA, U.S. Army War College, Strategic Studies Institute, 2010.  78 p. (PKSOI Papers)
"Intended for a wide audience that includes military and civilian policymakers, international development experts, and scholars in academe." -- Summary.
Also available online at:
http://www.strategicstudiesinstitute.army.mil/pdffiles/PUB1025.pdf
Book call no.: 355.028 A737h

Benard, Cheryl and others.  Women and Nation-Building.  Santa Monica, CA, RAND, 2008.  191 p.  (RAND Corporation Monograph Series)
"Examines gender-specific impacts of conflict and post-conflict and the ways in which these events may affect women differently than men." -- Summary.
Also available online at:
http://www.rand.org/pubs/monographs/2008/RAND_MG579.pdf
Book call no.: 305.4209581 W872

Blehm, Eric.  The Only Thing Worth Dying for: How Eleven Green Berets Forged a New Afghanistan.  1st ed. New York, HarperCollins, 2010.  375 p.
Chronicles one of the most important military missions in the early days of the Global War on Terror--ODA 574.
Book call no.: 958.1047 B646o

Brinkerhoff, Derick W. and others.  Guide to Rebuilding Public Sector Services in Stability Operations: A Role for the Military.  Carlisle Barracks, PA, U.S. Army War College, Strategic Studies Institute, 2009.  49 p. (PKSOI Papers)
Also available online at:
http://www.strategicstudiesinstitute.army.mil/pdffiles/PUB945.pdf
Book call no.: 355.028 B858ga

Building New Pathways to Peace, edited by Noriko Kawamura and others.  Seattle, WA, University of Washington Press, 2011.  262 p.
12 essays by American and Japanese scholars which explore new ways to achieve world peace.
Book call no.: 303.66 B932

Caldwell, Dan and Williams, Robert E.  Seeking Security in an Insecure World.  2nd ed. Lanham, MD, Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2012.  317 p.
"Text for courses in security studies and a supplement for courses in international relations, American foreign policy, and global and peace studies." -- Back cover.
Book call no.: 363.1 C147s 2012

Crane, Keith and others.  Building a More Resilient Haitian State.  Santa Monica, CA, RAND, 2010.  179 p. (RAND Corporation Monograph Series)
Also available online at:
http://www.rand.org/content/dam/rand/pubs/monographs/2010/RAND_MG1039.pdf
Book call no.: 320.6097294 B932

Davidson, Janine.  Lifting the Fog of Peace: How Americans Learned to Fight Modern War.  Ann Arbor, MI, University of Michigan Press, 2010.  244 p.
Book call no.: 355.033573 D252L

Diehl, Paul F. and Druckman, Daniel.  Evaluating Peace Operations.  Boulder, CO, Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2010.  234 p.
Book call no.: 341.584 D559e

The Dilemmas of Statebuilding: Confronting the Contradictions of Postwar Peace Operations, edited by Roland Paris and Timothy D. Sisk.  New York, Routledge, 2009.  366 p. (Security and Governance Series)
Book call no.: 327.172 D576

Dobbins, James and others.  After the War: Nation-Building from FDR to George W. Bush.  Santa Monica, CA, RAND National Security Research Division, 2008.  152 p.  (RAND Corporation Monograph Series)
"U.S. policy toward postconflict reconstruction...and the effect these processes have had on mission outcomes." -- Summary.
Also available online at:
http://www.rand.org/pubs/monographs/MG716.html
Book call no.: 327.1 A258

Fielder, Dave.  Defining Command, Leadership, and Management Success Factors Within Stability Operations.  Carlisle Barracks, PA, U.S. Army War College, Strategic Studies Institute, June 2011.  69 p. (PKSOI Papers)
Author developed this paper while deployed in Iraq at a time of transition from Combat Operations (Operation IRAQI FREEDOM) to fully declared Stability Operations (Operation NEW DAWN).
Also available online at:
http://www.strategicstudiesinstitute.army.mil/pubs/display.cfm?pubID=1070
Book call no.: 355.028 F458d

Gaub, Florence.  Military Integration After Civil Wars: Multiethnic Armies, Identity and Post-Conflict Reconstruction.  New York, Routledge, 2011.  180 p. (Cass Military Studies)
Book call no.: 355.3089 G264m

Glenn, Russell W.  Band of Brothers or Dysfunctional Family?: A Military Perspective on Coalition Challenges During Stability Operations.  Santa Monica, CA, RAND, 2011.  131 p. (RAND Corporation monograph series)
Also available online at:
http://www.rand.org/pubs/monographs/MG903.html
Book call no.: 355.46 G558b

Guiding Principles for Stabilization and Reconstruction.  Washington, United States Institute of Peace Press, U.S. Army Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute, 2009.  232 p.
Attempts to provide guidance in stabilization and reconstruction operations "to inform decision makers, planners, or practitioners who deploy from civilian agencies to understand exactly what these missions are all about." -- Purpose.
Also available online at:
http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA507976
Book call no.: 341.584 G947

Hanagan, Deborah.  The Changing Face of Afghanistan, 2001-08.  Carlisle Barracks, PA, U.S. Army War College, Strategic Studies Institute, 2011.  40 p. (Carlisle Papers in Security Strategy)
"Reviews...George W. Bush administration's policy and strategy regarding Afghanistan...that it was multilateral, encompassing extensive political, economic, and military efforts, and multinational during the entire period of the administration." -- Publisher's description.
Also available online at:
http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA548190
Book call no.: 958.1047 H233c

Hendrix, Steven E.  The New Nicaragua: Lessons in Development, Democracy, and Nation-Building for the United States.  Santa Barbara, CA, Praeger Security International, 2009.  269 p. (PSI Reports (Westport, CT))
Book call no.: 320.97285 H498n

Hodge, Nathan.  Armed Humanitarians: The Rise of the Nation Builders.  New York, Bloomsbury, 2011.  338 p.
Book call no.: 355.0280973 H688a

Hull, Jeanne F.  Iraq: Strategic Reconstruction, Targeting, and Key Leader Engagement.  Carlisle Barracks, PA, U.S. Army War College, Strategic Studies Institute, September 2009.  46 p. (Letort Papers no. 32)
"Explores how including KLE as 'targets' within the targeting process can maximize the...relationships commanders and diplomats alike establish during counterinsurgency and nation-building operations." -- Summary.
Also available online at:
http://www.strategicstudiesinstitute.army.mil/pubs/download.cfm?q=938
Book call no.: 327.17209567 H913i

Jackson, Paul and Albrecht, Peter.  Reconstructing Security after Conflict: Security Sector Reform in Sierra Leone.  New York, Palgrave Macmillan, 2011.  236 p. (New Security Challenges Series)
Also available online as an EBSCOHost eBook at:
http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=nlebk&AN=356865&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv
Book call no.: 355.0330664 J13r

Keller, Dennis E.  U.S. Military Forces and Police Assistance in Stability Operations: The Least-Worst Option to Fill the U.S. Capacity Gap.  Carlisle Barracks, PA, U.S. Army War College, Strategic Studies Institute, August 2010.  46 p. (PKSOI Papers)
"Recent history of U.S. foreign police training...from 1961 to 1974...and the subsequent evolution of a patchwork approach to U.S. foreign police training involving up to 30 departments and agencies, a variety of private police contractors, and multiple fund appropriations." -- Summary.
Also available online at:
http://www.strategicstudiesinstitute.army.mil/pdffiles/PUB1013.pdf
Book call no.: 355.028 K29u

Kent, John.  America, the UN and Decolonisation: Cold War Conflict in the Congo.  New York, Routledge, 2010.  244 p. (LSE International Studies)
"Links the international aspects of British, Belgian, Angolan and Central African Federation involvement with the roles of the US and UN to understand how supplies to and profits from the Congo were producing growing African problems." -- Publisher's description.
Book call no.: 967.51031 K37a

Kline, Harvey F.  Showing Teeth to the Dragons: State-Building by Colombian President AÍ lvaro Uribe VeÍez, 2002-2006.  Tuscaloosa, AL, University of Alabama Press, 2009.  252 p.
Book call no.: 327.1 K65s

Kuypers, Karisha and Anderson, David A.  Agriculture and Provincial Reconstruction Teams: Assessing the Effectiveness of Agricultural Advisor Projects in Afghanistan.  Ft. Leavenworth, KS, CGSC Foundation Press, 2010.  25 p. (Interagency paper no. 1)
"Evaluates the challenges, successes, and modes of interaction of USDA advisors with their PRT and Afghan colleagues." -- Abstract.
Book call no.: 958.10471 K97a

Lindley-French, Julian.  Enhancing Stabilization and Reconstruction Operations: A Global Dialogue Between the European Union and the United States.  Washington, CSIS Press, 2009.  41 p.
A report of the CSIS Euro-Atlantic Working Group.
Book call no.: 355.028 L746e

Malkasian, Carter and Meyerle, Gerald.  Provincial Reconstruction Teams: How Do We Know They Work?  Carlisle Barracks, PA, U.S. Army War College, Strategic Studies Institute, March 2009.  53 p. (Letort Papers)
"This monograph argues that civilian reconstruction agencies cannot do the same job as the PRTs...Absent the...PRTs, the 'build' in clear-hold-build efforts deemed essential to effective counterinsurgency would fall flat." -- Foreword.
Also available online at:
http://purl.access.gpo.gov/GPO/LPS110913
Book call no.: 958.1047 M251p

Maloney, Sean M.  Confronting the Chaos: A Rogue Military Historian Returns to Afghanistan.  Annapolis, MD, Naval Institute Press, 2009.  256 p.
Author "offers an inside look at units unknown to most Americans--the provincial reconstruction teams, the embedded training teams, the strategic advisory teams of Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF) and the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF)--that helped the Afghan people establish a new government." -- Summary.
Book call no.: 958.1047 M257c

Mayer, Bernard.  The Dynamics of Conflict Resolution: A Practitioner's Guide.  San Francisco, Jossey-Bass, 2000.  263 p.
Book call no.: 303.69 M468d

Millett, Richard.  Searching for Stability: The U.S. Development of Constabulary Forces in Latin America and the Philippines.  Fort Leavenworth, KS, U.S. Army Combined Arms Center, Combat Studies Institute Press, 2010.  143 p. (Occasional Paper / Combat Studies Institute (U.S.) no. 30)
"Study provides relevant insights for current military professionals facing the daunting challenges that are inherent to the training and advising of foreign police and military forces." -- P. iii.
Also available online at:
http://usacac.leavenworth.army.mil/cac2/cgsc/carl/download/csipubs/millett.pdf
Book call no.: 363.23 M653s

Mission Critical: Smaller Democracies' Role in Global Stability Operations, edited by David Last and others.  Montreal, Canada, McGill-Queen's University Press, 2010.  298 p.
Book call no.: 327.172 M678

Monopoly of Force: The Nexus of DDR and SSR, edited by Melanne A. Civic and Michael Miklaucic.  Washington, National Defense University Press, 2011.  309 p.
Explores issues concerning d
isarmament, demobilization, and reintegration (DDR) and security sector reform (SSR).
Also available online at:
http://purl.fdlp.gov/GPO/gpo11111
Book call no.: 327.1743 M751

Moving Out of Poverty, V. 4:  Rising from the Ashes of Conflict, edited by Deepa Narayan-Parker and Patti L. Petesch.  Washington, World Bank, 2010.  548 p. (Moving Out of Poverty)
Focuses on conflict recovery and the mobility of poor people at the community level.
Book call no.: 339.46091724 M935

Porter, Jack J.  The Construction of Liberal Democracy: The Role of Civil-Military Institutions in State and Nation-Building in West Germany and South Africa.  Carlisle Barracks, PA, U.S. Army War College, Strategic Studies Institute, 2010.  61 p.
"The primary focus of this analysis is a detailed examination of two earlier and successful efforts at democratization, the Federal Republic of Germany and South Africa." -- Summary.
Also available online at:
http://www.strategicstudiesinstitute.army.mil/pdffiles/PUB982.pdf
Book call no.: 322.5 P846c

Rashid, Ahmed.  Descent into Chaos: The U.S. and the Disaster in Pakistan, Afghanistan, and Central Asia.  New York, Penguin Books, 2009.  498 p.
Book call no.: 954.053 R224da

Richmond, Oliver P. and Franks, Jason.  Liberal Peace Transitions: Between Statebuilding and Peacebuilding.  Edinburgh, Scotland, Edinburgh University Press, 2009.  230 p.
"Readers are provided with critically and theoretically informed empirical access to the 'technology' of the liberal peacebuilding process, particularly with regard to Cambodia, Kosovo, East Timor, Bosnia and the Middle East." -- Back jacket.
Book call no.: 327.172 R533L

Shephard, Mark.  Australia's Nation-Building: An Assessment of its Contribution to Regional Security in the Pacific, and a New Policy to Guide its Future.  Canberra, Australia, The Australian National University, Strategic and Defence Studies Centre, 2009.  49 p. (SDSC Working Papers no. 413 and Canberra Papers on Strategy and Defence)
Book call no.: 355.033094 S548a

Stability Operations and State-Building: Continuities and Contingencies: Colloquium Report, edited by Greg Kaufmann.  Carlisle Barracks, PA, Strategic Studies Institute, U.S. Army War College, 2008.  270 p.
Colloquium participants studied the history of successful state-building to establish possible "models, policies, and procedures which can contribute to the success of the mission area." -- Foreword.
Also available online at:
http://www.strategicstudiesinstitute.army.mil/pdffiles/PUB879.pdf
Book call no.: 327.730090511 S775

Suri, Jeremi.  Liberty's Surest Guardian: American Nation-Building from the Founders to Obama.  New York, Free Press, 2011.  358 p.
Book call no.: 973 S961L

Tamas, Andy.  Warriors and Nation Builders: Development and the Military in Afghanistan.  Kingston, Canada, Canadian Defence Academy Press, 2009.  249 p.
"Book helps senior officers understand the development dimension of peace and security missions in fragile post-conflict states and helps development practitioners understand their military colleagues in these missions." -- Publisher's description.
Book call no.: 958.1047 T153w

Teuten, Richard and Korski, Daniel.  Preparing for Peace: Britain's Contribution and Capabilities.  Abingdon, UK, Routledge, 2010.  177 p. (Whitehall Paper Series no. 74)
Fifty interviews examining the impact of reforms and initiatives over the past thirteen years, and the challenges that remain.
Book call no.: 355.033541 T352p

The Transformation of the World of War and Peace Support Operations, edited by Michael Kobi and others.  Westport, CT, Praeger Security International, 2009.  218 p. (PSI Reports (Westport, CT))
Book call no.: 341.584 T772

Transitions: Issues, Challenges and Solutions in International Assistance: Presented and Selected Other Papers from Transitions: Issues, Challenges, and Solutions Conference, November 16-18, 2010, Carlisle Barracks, Pennsylvania, edited by Harry R. Yarger.  Carlisle Barracks, PA, Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute, U.S. Army War College, 2010.  263 p.
Series of essays covering international efforts in peacekeeping.
Also available online at:
http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA548963
Book call no.: 355.028 T772

Understanding Peace Research: Methods and Challenges, edited by Kristine Höglund and Magnus Öberg.  New York, Routledge, 2011.  224 p.
Book call no.: 303.66072 U55

United States.  Congress.  House.  Committee on Armed Services.  Security and Stability in Pakistan: Developments in U.S. Policy and Funding.  Hearing.  111th Congress, 2nd Session, April 29, 2010.  Washington, GPO, 2010.  58 p.
Also available online at:
http://purl.fdlp.gov/GPO/gpo3431
Book call no.: 327.7305491 U581s

United States.  Congress.  Senate.  Committee on Foreign Relations.  Steps Needed for a Successful 2014 Transition in Afghanistan.  Hearing.  112th Congress, 1st Session, May 10, 2011.  Washington, GPO, 2011.  63 p.
Also available online at:
http://purl.fdlp.gov/GPO/gpo12590
Book call no.: 958.1047 U58sb

United States.  Dept. of State.  Office of the Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan.  Afghanistan and Pakistan Regional Stabilization Strategy.  Washington, Office of the Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan, U.S. Dept. of State, 2010.  30 p.
Also available online at:
http://www.state.gov/documents/organization/135728.pdf
Book call no.: 958.1047 A2574

United States.  Office of the Special Inspector General for Iraq Reconstruction.  Applying Iraq's Hard Lessons to the Reform of Stabilization and Reconstruction Operations.  Arlington, VA, Special Inspector General for Iraq Reconstruction, 2010.  51 p.
"Paper addresses...the question of who should be accountable for planning, managing, and executing stabilization and reconstruction operations (SROs)." -- Introduction.
Also available online at:
http://www.sigir.mil/files/USOCO/ApplyingHardLessons.pdf#view=fit
Book call no.: 355.0280973 U58a

Zakheim, Dov S.  A Vulcan's Tale: How the Bush Administration Mismanaged the Reconstruction of Afghanistan.  Washington, Brookings Institution Press, 2011.  335 p.
"Details of Bush administration’s policies and actions in Afghanistan and Iraq during the day-to-day management of funding Afghan reconstruction beginning in 2002." -- Publisher's description.
Book call no.: 958.10471 Z21v


Documents


Brown, Richard K., Jr.  A 3D Method for Prioritizing Security Assistance in AFRICOM.  Newport, RI, Naval War College, May 2010.  28 p.
"Paper proposes using a 3D prioritization method (the alignment of defense, diplomatic, and development efforts) in AFRICOM to help the command balance operational factors and focus its limited resources towards achieving its theater strategic objectives." -- Abstract.
Also available online at:
http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA525247
Doc. call no.: M-U 41662 B8792t

Fraser, William D.  Provincial Reconstruction Teams: The Compelling Need for Joint Doctrine.  Newport, RI, Naval War College, May 2009.  19 p. 
Also available online at:
http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA502916
Doc. call no.: M-U 41662 F842p

Hess, Kristen Marie.  The United Nations and the United States: Overcoming Obstacles For a Synergistic Future of Peace Operations.  Newport, RI, Naval War College, May 2010.  20 p.
Also available online at:
http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA525242
Doc. call no.: M-U 41662 H5861u

Hubbard, Richard Chris.  Reconstruction and Stability Operations: Lead, Follow, or Get Out of the Way.  Newport, RI, Naval War College, May 2009.  23 p.
"DOD is capable of effectively leading R&S operations now while other executive branch organizations build their capacity and capabilities and procedures to take the lead in the future." -- Abstract.
Also available online at:
http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA502931
Doc. call no.: M-U 41662 H867r

Kelleher, Patrick N.  Conflict Termination or Conflict Transformation?  Rethinking the Operational Planning Paradigm.  Newport, RI, Naval War College, October 2008.  26 p.
Also available online at:
http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA494331
Doc. call no.: M-U 41662 K2911c

Plourde, Jason.  Challenges and Considerations for Multinational Stability, Security, Transition and Reconstruction Operations.  Newport, RI, Naval War College, April 2008.  22 p.
"Paper offers recommendations to improve future operations in a multinational setting and suggests how to influence multinational operations not led by the United States, specifically the NATO-led operation in Afghanistan." -- Abstract.
Also available online at:
http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA484488
Doc. call no.: M-U 41662 P731c

Serafino, Nina M.  Peacekeeping and Related Stability Operations: Issues of U.S. Military Involvement.  Washington, Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress, January 2007.  20 p.
"This report will provide background information on the development of the U.S. military involvement in peacekeeping and related stability operations, the evolution of terminology, and current U.S. participation in such operations." -- Document.
Also available online at:
http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA479080
Doc. call no.: M-U 42953-1 no.RL33557

United States.  Dept. of the Army.  Stability Operations: Army Field Manual 3-07.  Washington, Dept. of the Army, Headquarters, October 2008.  1 vol.
Also available online at:
http://usacac.army.mil/cac2/Repository/FM307/FM3-07.pdf
(Large document, long load time)
Doc. call no.: M-U 35062-78 no.3-07 2008

Documents (Student Research)

Adams, Jonathan M.  Winning Bodies and Souls: State Building and the Necessity of Nationalism.  Monterey, CA, Naval Postgraduate School, December 2008.  75 p. (Thesis, M.S. in Defense Analysis, Naval Postgraduate School)
Thesis points out that "nationalism remains marginalized in the contemporary debate about the theory of, and the practice of state building resulting in the creation of a body (the 'state') without a soul (the 'nation')." -- Abstract.
Also available online at:
http://edocs.nps.edu/npspubs/scholarly/theses/2008/Dec/08Dec_Adams.pdf
Doc. call no.: M-U 42525 A214w

Bowers, Charles E.  Nation-Building Exposes Two National Security Holes in the Whole of Government.  Carlisle Barracks, PA, U.S. Army War College, March 2009.  38 p. (USAWC Strategy Research Project)
"Paper suggests that a lack of soft power resources and poor integration of soft power and hard power are the two principal problems plaguing the United States’ foreign engagement." -- Abstract.
Also available online at:
http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA500798
Doc. call no.: M-U 39080-537 B784n

Cantore, Matthew S.  Integrating the High Ground: Enabling Defense, Civil, and Commercial Space Support to Nation-Building.  Norfolk, VA, Joint Forces Staff College, Joint Advanced Warfighting School, April 2010.  76 p. (Thesis, M.S. Joint Forces Staff College (U.S.))
Also available online at:
http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA530041
Doc. call no.: M-U 36185-37 C232i

Cosentino, Guy T.  The United States Government Interagency Process and the Failure of Institution Building in Iraq.  Carlisle Barracks, PA, U.S. Army War College, June 2008.  58 p. (USAWC Civilian Research Project and USAWC Senior Service College Fellowship Project)
"Study uses the war in Iraq...to examine the weaknesses in USG capability to help build partner capacity and to conduct reconstruction and stabilization." -- Abstract.
Also available online at:
http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA493728
Doc. call no.: M-U 39080-607 C834u

Daniels, Timothy L.  Enabling Security, Stability, Transition, and Reconstruction Operations Through Knowledge Management.  Carlisle Barracks, PA, U.S. Army War College, March 2009.  34 p. (USAWC Strategy Research Project)
"Paper...examines the Combined Security Transition Command-Afghanistan (CSTC-A) using the Intelligent Complex Adaptive System (ICAS) Model to demonstrate strategic Knowledge Management application." -- Abstract.
Also available online at:
http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA500590
Doc. call no.: M-U 39080-537 D1861e

DeJarnette, John C.  Toward a Nation-Building Operating Concept.  Fort Leavenworth, KS, U.S. Army Command and General Staff College, 2009.  49 p.
Also available online at:
http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA525583
Doc. call no.: M-U 42022-2 D326ta

Ericson, Charles B.  Winning Hearts and Minds Is Not for Amateurs: Preparing to Negotiate.  Maxwell AFB, AL, Air Command and Staff College, April 2008.  32 p.
"Examines current negotiation training provided to U.S. and Canadian PRTs and evaluates the current training." -- Abstract.
Also available online at:
http://dtlweb.au.af.mil/webclient/DeliveryManager?pid=34677
Doc. call no.: M-U 43122 E683w

Faulkner, Timothy L.  Redefining the US Approach to Reconstruction and Stability Operations.  Carlisle Barracks, PA, U.S. Army War College, March 2009.  28 p.
"Paper examines the United States Government's (USG) current National Security Presidential Directive (NSPD 44) policy that drives reconstruction and stability (R&S) operations, and whether the USG has postured its legislative procedures and governmental agencies to support this policy." -- Abstract.
Also available online at:
http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA498111
Doc. call no.: M-U 39080-537 F263r

Frye, Heath W.  Cyberpeace Through Cyberspace: Nation-Building Against Transnational Terrorism.  Monterey, CA, Naval Postgraduate School, December 2010.  81 p. (Thesis, M.A., Naval Postgraduate School)
"Discusses new technologies through mobile phones and mobile devices which may help to prevent the theft of WMD in non-stable areas where the U.S. is conducting nation-building operations." -- Abstract.
Also available online at:
http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA536396
Doc. call no.: M-U 42525 F9481c

Harding, Ethan H.  Reframing Stability Operations: Using Social Science to Identify Pillars of Stability Operations to Bridge the Gap Between the Principles of Joint Operations and Stability Operations Framework.  Fort Leavenworth, KS, U.S. Army Command and General Staff College, December 2009.  142 p. (Thesis, M. of Military Art and Science, U.S. Army Command and General Staff College)
"Identifies what needs all people have and how stable societies adapt to ensure needs are met and avoid unstable behavior." -- Abstract.
Also available online at:
http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA512324
Doc. call no.: M-U 42022 H2631r

Hilaski, Paul J.  Culture and Identity: Critical Considerations for Successful State-Building Endeavors.  Fort Leavenworth, KS, U.S. Army Command and General Staff College, School of Advanced Military Studies, 2009.  96 p.
"Analyzing primary source documents, the US interventions into Haiti in 1915 and 1994 serve as a cross-temporal case study for this monograph." -- Abstract.
Also available online at:
http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA522946
Doc. call no.: M-U 42022-2 H6411c

Hochwart, Michael A.  The Provincial Reconstruction Teams in Afghanistan: A Model for Future Nation Building Operations.  Fort Leavenworth, KS, U.S. Army Command and General Staff College, School of Advanced Military Studies, May 2009.  61 p.
"Provides general information on the PRT model...in Afghanistan and then compares the US, UK, and German execution of their PRTs in theater." -- Abstract.
Also available online at:
http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA506529
Doc. call no.: M-U 42022-2 H685p

Houghton, Anne-Marie.  Effective Use of Females to Support Nation Building Operations in Afghanistan.  Maxwell AFB, AL, Air Command and Staff College, April 2009.  25 p.
"Discusses policies of the UK and US which exclude the use of women from service in combat arms causing challenges when the combat units undertake COIN and nation-building missions in countries with diverse cultural requirements." -- Abstract.
Also available online at:
http://dtlweb.au.af.mil/webclient/DeliveryManager?pid=50841
Doc. call no.: M-U 43122 H8381e

Hughlett, Frank E.  Good Governance Matters: Optimizing U.S. PRTs in Afghanistan to Advance Good Governance.  Norfolk, VA, Joint Forces Staff College, Joint Advanced Warfighting School, April 2009.  70 p. (Thesis, M.S. Joint Forces Staff College (U.S.))
Also available online at:
http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA530202
Doc. call no.: M-U 36185-37 D621t

Kertis, Edward.  The Reconstruction Weapon: Changing the Department of Defense Paradigm on Nationbuilding.  Maxwell AFB, AL, Air War College, February 2007.  67 p.
"The Department should: transform the focus of the Quadrennial Defense Review; designate an Army major command as lead for SSTR operations; return civil affairs units to the regular Army; transform the Air Force to better match its SSTR missions; and formalize provincial reconstruction teams as regular units in all services." -- Abstract.
Also available online at:
http://dtlweb.au.af.mil/webclient/DeliveryManager?pid=28659
Doc. call no.: M-U 43117 K391r

Lalor, Michael B.  Building Host-Nation Police Forces: Principles for Strategic Military Planners: A Monograph.  Fort Leavenworth, KS, U.S. Army Command and General Staff College, May 2008.  45 p.
"Assesses U.S. and international experiences in Haiti, Bosnia, and Kosovo to derive the principles for establishing post-conflict national police forces." -- Abstract.
Also available online at:
http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA485636
Doc. call no.: M-U 42022-2 L212b

McCaffrey, Sean W.  Provincial Reconstruction Teams in Regional-Command-East (Operation Enduring Freedom-VIII).  Carlisle Barracks, PA, U.S. Army War College, March 2009.  42 p. (USAWC Strategy Research Project)
"Perspective from author/Deputy Commander for the 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82d Airborne Division’s deployment to Afghanistan as part of Operation Enduring Freedom VIII Brigade Combat Team, and specifically as the officer charged with over watch of the unit’s four U.S., one Czech, and one Turkish PRT, as well as close work with the attached Polish Battle Group." -- Abstract.
Also available online at:
http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA498770
Doc. call no.: M-U 39080-537 M121p

Newell, Neal, III.  DOD / NGO Relations and Stability, Security, Transition and Reconstruction Operations in Sub-Saharan Africa.  Maxwell AFB, AL, Air Command and Staff College, 2010.  11 p.
Also available online at:
http://dtlweb.au.af.mil/webclient/DeliveryManager?pid=43864
Doc. call no.: M-U 43122 N546d

Powell, Jeffrey H., II.  Amnesty, Reconciliation, and Reintegration: The International Community and the Rwandan Process.  Fort Leavenworth, KS, U.S. Army Command and General Staff College, May 2008.  54 p.
"The case shows how Rwanda...implemented two aspects of the amnesty, reconciliation, and reintegration process (AR2)...to discard the Hutu and Tutsi labels of the past, banding everyone together as Rwandan." -- Abstract.
Also available online at:
http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA485563
Doc. call no.: M-U 42022-2 P8841a

Worthan, Ryan L.  Achieving Operational Unity of Effort in SSTR.  Newport, RI, Naval War College, May 2008.  21 p.
Focuses on recent SSTR operations by the U.S. Government in Afghanistan and Iraq.
Also available online at:
http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA484412
Doc. call no.: M-U 41662 W932a


Periodicals


Antwi-Boateng, Osman.  The Political Participation of the U.S.- Based Liberian Diaspora and Its Implication for Peace Building.  Africa Today  58:2-26+  Fall 2011.
Also available online at:
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Aybet, Gülnur and Bieber, Florian.  From Dayton to Brussels: The Impact of EU and NATO Conditionality on State Building in Bosnia & Hercegovina.  Europe-Asia Studies  63:1911-1937  December 2011.

Baker, Bruce and Scheye, Eric.  Access to Justice in a Post-Conflict State: Donor-Supported Multidimensional Peacekeeping in Southern Sudan.  International Peacekeeping  16:171-185  April 2009.

Baumann, Andrea B.  Clash of Organisational Cultures?  The Challenge of Integrating Civilian and Military Efforts in Stabilisation Operations.  RUSI  153:70-73  December 2008.

Beinart, Peter.  Lesson Plan.  New Republic  231:8  December 27, 2004.
Article argues that the U.S. needs liberals to successfully promote nation-building and democracy internationally.
Also available online at:
http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=15415834&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Beswick, Danielle.  Aiding State Building and Sacrificing Peace Building?  The Rwanda-UK Relationship 1994-2011.  Third World Quarterly  32:1911-1930  November 2011.

Bieber, Florian.  Building Impossible States?  State-Building Strategies and EU Membership in the Western Balkans.  Europe-Asia Studies  63:1783-1802  December 2011.
Focuses on EU efforts towards nation-building in Bosnia, Hercegovina, Serbia, Montenegro, and Kosovo.

Bøås, Morten and Stig Karianne.  Security Sector Reform in Liberia: An Uneven Partnership Without Local Ownership.  Journal of Intervention & Statebuilding  4:285-303  September 2010.

Cole, Beth and Hsu, Emily.  Guiding Principles for Stability and Reconstruction: Introducing a Roadmap for Peace.  Military Review  90, no. 1:7-15  January-February 2010.
"The article focuses on peace-building in countries that have experienced recent violent conflict.  Particular attention is given to the manual...developed by the U.S. Institute of Peace and the U.S. Army's Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute." -- Abstract.
Also available online at:
http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=f5h&AN=48966770&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Derleth, James W. and Alexander, Jason S.  Stability Operations: From Policy to Practice.  Prism  2:125-136  June 2011.
"This article examines the...reasons why bureaucratic, doctrinal, and policy changes have not had an effect at the operational and tactical levels; and how the use of USAID’s District Stabilization Framework (DSF) can help practitioners conduct more effective stability operations." -- Abstract.
Also available online at:
http://www.ndu.edu/press/stability-operations.html

Dobbins, James F.  Guidelines for Nation Builders.  Strategic Studies Quarterly  4, no. 3:15-42  Fall 2010.
Discusses the steps necessary to establish successful nation building and the costs incurred.
Also available online at:
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Franke, Volker C. and Guttieri, Karen.  Picking up the Pieces: Are United States Officers Ready for Nation Building?  Journal of Political and Military Sociology  37, no. 1:1-25  Summer 2009.
"Examines U.S. officers' value orientations and attitudes toward stability operations and the operational demands of peacebuilding." -- Abstract.
Also available online at:
http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=tsh&AN=44326488&site=ehost-live&scope=site&custid=airuniv

Gates, Robert M.  A Balanced Strategy: Reprogramming the Pentagon for a New Age.  Foreign Affairs  88:28-40  January-February 2009.
The Pentagon has to do more than modernize its conventional forces; it must also focus on today's unconventional conflicts -- and tomorrow's.
Also available online at:
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Hollenbach, David.  Creating South Sudan: The Challenges of Nation-Building.  America  205:22-23+  November 7, 2011.
Also available online at:
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Housenick, Christopher E.  Winning Battles but Losing Wars: Three Ways Successes in Combat Promote Failures in Peace.  Military Review  88, no. 5:91-98  September-October 2008.
"Points out the importance of making fundamental changes in American military doctrine to alleviate and to increase the likelihood of success in stabilizing post-intervention states." -- Abstract.
Also available online at:
http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=tsh&AN=34448908&site=ehost-live&scope=site&custid=airuniv

Jackson, Paul.  Security Sector Reform and State Building.  Third World Quarterly  32:1803-1822  November 2011.
"Focusing on UK approaches to state building and SSR, the article argues that the replacement of 'dysfunctional' societies is desirable both for the people of those states and for the international community." -- Abstract.

Jones, Lee.  (Post-)Colonial State-Building and State Failure in East Timor: Bringing Social Conflict Back in.  Conflict, Security & Development  10:547-575  September 2010.
Article argues that "one potential explanation for the persistent gap between international state-builders' aspirations and achievements is their misguided understanding of states as institutional apparatuses abstracted and separated from society." -- Abstract.

Lemay-Hébert, Nicholas.  The Bifurcation of the Two Worlds: Assessing the Gap Between Internationals and Locals in State-Building Processes.  Third World Quarterly  32:1823-1841  November 2011.
"Article attempts to shed new light on the legitimacy crises that Kosovo and Timor-Leste experienced at the beginning of the current century, while demonstrating and increasing the linkages between development studies and peace studies." -- Abstract.

Lindemann, Stefan.  Inclusive Elite Bargains and the Dilemma of Unproductive Peace: A Zambian Case Study.  Third World Quarterly  32:1843-1869  November 2011.

Logan, Justin and Preble, Christopher.  Washington's Newest Bogeyman: Debunking the Fear of Failed States.  Strategic Studies Quarterly  4, no. 2:17-38  Summer 2010.
Discusses using SSTR operations in failed states.
Also available online at:
http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=tsh&AN=59256059&site=ehost-live&scope=site&custid=airuniv

MacGinty, Roger.  Warlords and the Liberal Peace: State-Building in Afghanistan.  Conflict, Security & Development  10:577-598  September 2010.

Marriage, Zoe.  Divisive ‘Commonality’: State and Insecurity in the Democratic Republic of Congo.  Third World Quarterly  32:1891-1910  November 2011.
"This article critiques the concept of commonality between donors and recipients and within recipient countries.  It argues that the policies are problematic from the perspective of security theorising, both in their mooted ‘commonality’ and in terms of the political intervention that they imply." -- Abstract.

McMullin, Jaremey.  Reintegrating Young Combatants: Do Child-Centred Approaches Leave Children-and Adults-Behind?  Third World Quarterly  32:743-764  May 2011.
"Article uses recent experience in Angola to demonstrate that young fighters were not adequately assisted after war ended in 2002.  The government's framework excluded children from accessing formal disarmament, demobilisation and reintegration (DDR) programmes." -- Abstract.
Also available online at:
http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=60849666&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Michael, Kobi and Ben-Ari, Eyal.  Contemporary Peace Support Operations: The Primacy of the Military and Internal Contradictions.  Armed Forces & Society  37:657-679  October 2011.
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Moolakkattu, John S.  Greater Primacy for State-Building in Congo?  Peace Review  23:154-160  April-June 2011.
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Motsumoto, Yukitoshi.  Young Afghans in ‘Transition': Towards Afghanisation, Exit or Violence?  Conflict, Security & Development  11:555-578  November 2011.
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Neel, Spurgeon.  The Medical Role in Army Stability Operations.  Military Medicine  176:605-608  September 2011.
Originally published in Military Medicine, August, 1967.
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Obama, Barack.  "America, It Is Time to Focus on Nation Building Here at Home."  Vital Speeches of the Day  77:327-329  September 2011.
'The Plan to Withdraw U.S. Forces From Afghanistan,' speech from U.S. President Barack Obama delivered on June 22, 2011.
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Rocha Menocal, Alina.  State Building for Peace: A New Paradigm for International Engagement in Post-Conflict Fragile States?  Third World Quarterly  32:1715-1736  November 2011.
Analyzes leading approaches to promote peace and development in conflict-afflicted states.
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Rubin, Barnett R.  Peace Building and State-Building in Afghanistan: Constructing Sovereignty for Whose Security?  Third World Quarterly  27:175-185  February 2006.
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Saikal, Amin.  Afghanistan's Transition: ISAF's Stabilisation Role?  Third World Quarterly  27:525-534  April 2006.
Addresses the International Security Assistance Force's (ISAF) success in Afghanistan's reconstruction.
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Shin, David W.  Narrowing the Gap: DOD and Stability Operations.  Military Review  89, no. 2:23-32  March-April 2009.
"Discusses the need for the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) to focus their strength in providing civil security and control during stability operations.  It highlights the challenges of the DOD in securing stability lines of operations." -- Abstract.
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Simonsen, Sven Gunnar.  The Authoritarian Temptation in East Timor.  Asian Survey  46:575-596  July-August 2006.
"Three political arenas in East Timor are examined regarding the goal of consolidating peace: governance under Fretilin leadership, the issue of official languages, and the security sector." -- Abstract.

Strakosch, Elizabeth.  Counter-Monuments and Nation-Building in Australia.  Peace Review  22:268-275  July-September 2010.
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Taw, Jennifer M.  Stability and Support Operations: History and Debates.  Studies in Conflict & Terrorism  33, no. 5:387-407  May 2010.
"Now the armed forces' job is not only to win battles, but to create space for political negotiations and accords through the provision of controlled, nonviolent environments and other forms of military assistance to civilians.  This article puts this change into context, looking at the American military's history of SASO and the longstanding debates about the military's priorities and roles." -- Abstract.
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Thruelsen, Peter Dahl.  Security Sector Stabilisation in Counterinsurgency Operations: The Case of Afghanistan.  Small Wars & Insurgencies  22:619-643  October 2011.

Turner, Mandy.  Creating 'Partners for Peace': The Palestinian Authority and the International Statebuilding Agenda.  Journal of Intervention & Statebuilding  5:1-21  March 2011.
Explores how donors and international organizations support who they regard as the 'right' type of elite and their impact as 'partners for peace'.

Van Buren, Peter.  Checkbook Diplomacy.  Foreign Policy  189:24-25  November 2011.
Author suggests that the ideas proposed by the U.S. Provincial Reconstruction team (PRT) and funded by U.S. taxpayers were not effective in winning the war or helping Iraqi development.
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