The U.S. surge and Afghan local governance : lessons for transition

Abstract: The U.S. military and civilian surge into Afghanistan starting in late 2009 aimed to stabilize the country through interconnected security, governance, and development initiatives. It failed due to three fundamental assumptions with regard to local governance and government that were unrealistic.

Author(s): Brown, Frances Z.

Source(s): , Special report / United States institute of peace; 316 20 p Special report / United States institute of peace 316

Published: 2012 United States institute of peace (USIP), Washington, DC (English

ISBN/ISSN: /

Link: http://relooney.fatcow.com/SI_Peter-Expeditionary/USIP-Afghanistan_2.pdf

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