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Parameters VOL. 44 NO. 3 AUTUMN 2014

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Confronting the “Islamic State” by W. Andrew Terrill, David S. Sorenson, Ross Harrison, Dana El Kurd NATO’s Rebirth: Rhetoric & Reality by John R. Deni, Luis Simón Challenges in Russia & Afghanistan by Kristin Ven Bruusgaard, Daniel Glickstein and Michael…

Soldiers of Misfortune?

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In examining the role of security contractors in Iraq and Afghanistan, the author draws broad lessons from which he provides concrete recommendations to improve the conduct of further missions. Rather than do away with contractors altogether, the author recommends limiting…

Parameters VOL. 42 NO. 3 AUTUMN 2012

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American Landpower and the Middle East of 2030 by Micael R. Eastman. The Afghanistan Experience: Democratization by Force, by Cora Sol Goldstein. COIN is Dead–Long Live Transformation, by Matthew Ford, Patrick Rose, and Howard Body. Afghanistan: Strategy and War Termination,…

A Case Study in Security Sector Reform: Learning from Security Sector Reform/Building in Afghanistan (October 2002-September 2003) A Case Study in Security Sector Reform: Learning from Security Sector Reform/Building in Afghanistan (October 2002-September 2003)

This PKSOI Paper is designed to further the U.S. and other interested international governments’ understanding of how Security Sector Reform (SSR) was conducted in Afghanistan from 2002 to 2003. This was America’s first attempt at conducting formalized SSR, so it…

Afghanistan: Reconstituting a Collapsed State

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LTC Raymond A. Millen examines warlordism as the principal impediment to Afghanistan’s revival and offers a shift in strategy that addresses the war of ideas, the counternarcotics initiative, and the incorporation of the Afghan National Army into the provincial reconstruction…