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21st Century Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute (PKSOI) Papers - Mass Atrocity Prevention and Response Options (MAPRO): A Policy Planning Handbook - Stopping Genocide
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 73,490. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This Handbook is designed to be a reference for policy makers to monitor, prevent, and if necessary respond to genocide and other mass atrocity situations.
21st Century Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute (PKSOI) Papers - Protection of Civilians - Military Reference Guide - PoC Dynamics, Intelligence, Rule of Law, Patrols, Unrest
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 106,580. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Civilians are protected persons under international law, and parties to a conflict have a legal obligation to protect civilians from the conflict's effects. Additionally, PoC is a major objective of many military operations and is frequently included in peace support mandates.
21st Century Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute (PKSOI) Papers - The American Military Advisor: Dealing With Senior Foreign Officials in the Islamic World
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 55,000. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The American Military Advisor: Dealing with Senior Foreign Officials in the Islamic World is a comprehensive guide for American military officers assigned as advisors to regional officials in places very different from the United States.
21st Century Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute (PKSOI) Papers - Known Unknowns: Unconventional "Strategic Shocks" in Defense Strategy Development
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 44,060. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This timely PKSOI Paper on unconventional strategic shock provides the defense policy team a clear warning against excessive adherence to past defense and national security convention.
21st Century Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute (PKSOI) Papers - The New Balance: Limited Armed Stabilization and the Future of U.S. Landpower, Land Force Optimization
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 58,730. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The U.S. Army's Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute and the Strategic Studies Institute are pleased to offer this groundbreaking monograph on the future of U.S. landpower.
21st Century Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute (PKSOI) Papers - Toward a Risk Management Defense Strategy, DoD Reviews
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 50,200. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The U.S. Army War College's Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute and Strategic Studies Institute are pleased to offer this important study on key considerations for DoD as it works through the on-going defense review.
21st Century Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute (PKSOI) Papers - Security Sector Reform: A Case Study Approach to Transition and Capacity Building - Kosovo, Haiti, Liberia
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 58,220. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Security sector reform (SSR)-defined here as activities undertaken by a nation and its partners to improve the way it provides safety, security, and justice to its citizens — has emerged since the end of the Cold War as an important tool for stabilizing and reconstructing post-conflict countries.
21st Century Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute (PKSOI) Papers - The State-Owned Enterprise as a Vehicle for Stability - Liberia, Kosovo, Iraq, Mozambique, Afghanistan
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 48,290. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This report has made a case that state-owned enterprises (SOEs) affect stability in conflict-prone environments, and decisive control of them creates positive or negative conditions. It describes the importance of SOEs and their treatment in five post-conflict environments.
21st Century Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute (PKSOI) Papers - U.S. Military Forces and Police Assistance in Stability Operations: The Least-Worst Option to Fill the U.S. Capacity Gap
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 45,000. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The author rightly observes that establishing an effective local police force is critical to successful stability operations. An effective police force is a key component to security sector reform, justice sector reform, and the successful transition to the host nation's security force.
21st Century Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute (PKSOI) Papers - Harnessing Post-Conflict Transitions: A Conceptual Primer
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 52,560. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Today's security environment undoubtedly tests the boundaries of conventional international and military responses to persistent interstate conflict. New challenges are continuously emerging that pose vexing dilemmas and question the assumptions of actors engaged in post-conflict stability operations.
21st Century Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute (PKSOI) Papers - Lessons Learned from U.S. Government Law Enforcement in International Operations - Panama, Colombia, Kosovo
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 72,560. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The role of law enforcement is becoming increasingly prominent in the conduct of international operations involving the U.S. Government (USG), including counterinsurgency, peace operations, and reconstruction and stabilization.
21st Century Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute (PKSOI) Papers - A Continuation of Politics by Other Means: The "Politics" of a Peacekeeping Mission in Cambodia (1992-93)
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 53,120. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Since the establishment of the United Nations (UN) in 1945, 63 peacekeeping missions have been authorized by UN mandate. Some fell directly under the UN, and others were conducted under UN authorization by lead nations.
21st Century Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute (PKSOI) Papers - Finding the Balance: U.S. Military and Future Operations, Quadrennial Review, Petraeus, Dempsey, Mattis
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 46,170. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This monograph examines the U.S. Military's struggle to find the correct balance between conventional and counterinsurgency/stability approaches. The author uses history to remind us that at the end of wars, Armies often "throw the baby out with the bathwater" and revert to a default position for organization and doctrine instead of inculcating those lessons learned in the recent wars.
21st Century Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute (PKSOI) Papers - The Government Assistance Center: A Vehicle for Transitioning to the Host Government
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 48,880. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
In this monograph, Professor Raymond Millen proposes a way for non-military organizations to render assistance and development to fragile states through an organizational approach. Accordingly, he proffers the concept of the Government Assistance Center as a vehicle for effective coordination.
21st Century Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute (PKSOI) Papers - Defining Command, Leadership, and Management Success Factors Within Stability Operations
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 48,090. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This monograph has focused on Command, Leadership, and Management (CLM) within a stability operational environment, although many of the lessons throughout can be applied to generic situations. The monograph takes a hypothesis from Keith Grint (who has long studied CLM) and applies it to a number of case studies in the Balkans, Iraq, and Afghanistan.
21st Century Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute (PKSOI) Papers - Female Participation in Formed Police Units, Integration of Women in Formed Police Units of Peacekeeping Operations
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 47,080. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This report looks at the obstacles that continue to impact the integration of women into Formed Police Units (FPUs) of Peacekeeping Operations.
21st Century Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute (PKSOI) Papers - Hearts and Minds: A Strategy of Conciliation, Coercion, or Commitment? Irregular Conflicts, Iraq, Afghanistan, Vietnam
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 43,940. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The most recent operations in Iraq and Afghanistan clearly show the contentious and multiple methods introduced by both the insurgents and military forces and how only a holistic model can bring a successful conclusion. While there are many volumes written on specific counterinsurgency (COIN) tasks for any given theater of operation, this study differs in that it traces the root evolution of COIN.
21st Century Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute (PKSOI) Papers - Ground Truth in Building Human Security - Land Rights, Cadastres and Cadastral Systems, Land Tenure, USAID
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 48,090. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
Land has been at the center of human conflict throughout recorded history. Although there are now fewer interstate conflicts concerning land, we increasingly see conflict fueled by land tenure issues exacerbated through the inability of failing states to address such fundamental concerns of their populace.
21st Century Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute (PKSOI) Papers - Smart Research: Leveraging Interns and Fellows to Enhance your Research Program
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 44,980. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
PKSOI's Internship Program was a natural outgrowth of this holistic approach reflected in the wide array of academic disciplines and institutions of our interns. For all their diversity, our interns are uniformly enthusiastic and bring a hunger to make a real difference with their endeavors.
21st Century U.S. Military Documents: Organizational Development of the Joint Chiefs Of Staff, 1942-2013, Office of Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff - JCS Origin to 2013 Reorganization
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 55,510. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This book examines the organizational origins and evolution of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and the Joint Staff over the past seventy-one years. Established in January 1942 to expedite strategic coordination during World War II, the Joint Chiefs of Staff have been at the center of US military planning ever since.