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…

NAYMOTE : empower, engage, & educate

Abstract: NAYMOTE is a grassroots organization promoting democracy, peace-building, human rights, community organizing and civic engagement in Liberia. The mission is to strengthen and promote positive youth and community engagements in support of democratic governance and sustainable development. Author(s): Source(s): , Published: 2001 NAYMOTE, Paynesville City (English ISBN/ISSN: / Link: http://naymote.com/