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ISBN: 0833047698, 9780833047694
Author: Russell W. Glenn
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: coalition, challenges, stability, operations, perspective, military, brothers, dysfunctional, family, band
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Counterinsurgency and other stability operations seldom present a nation with trials that threaten its very survival, barring cases in which that nation is the target of insurgents. Bonds between coalition members are therefore weaker than when threat of annihilation reinforces mutual dependence. Such situations are further complicated by the use of force likely not being the primary implement for......
ISBN: 0833029606, 9780833029607
Authors: Thomas S. Szayna, Frances M. Lussier, Krista Magras, Olga Oliker, Michele Zanini, Robert Howe
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Keywords: coalition, operations, multinational, future, army, planning, improving
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The Army currently lacks effective and appropriate processes to plan forenhanced multinational force compatibility (MFC).The current system wasnot designed for, and therefore is not capable of, supporting centralizedoversight of MFC activities.The authors address this problem by focusingrecommendations on two primary issues, the management of resources and ameans of prioritizing between partners a......
ISBN: 0833046659, 9780833046659
Author: James Dobbin
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Keywords: provisional, authority, coalition, history, iraq, occupying
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Occupying Iraq: A History of the Coalition Provisional Authorityby James DobbinPublisher: RAND Corporation 2009ISBN/ASIN: 0833046659ISBN-13: 9780833046659Number of pages: 412Description:The American engagement in Iraq has been looked at from many perspectives — the flawed intelligence that provided the war's rationale, the failed effort to secure an international mandate, the rapid success of th......
ISBN: 0833034448, 9780833034441
Author: Nora Bensahel
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Keywords: european, union, nato, europe, coalitions, cooperation, counterterror
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The long-term success of the counterterror campaign will depend on concerted cooperation from European states, but a key question is the extent to which that cooperation should be pursued through European multilateral institutions.NATO has not yet reoriented itself to challenge terrorism, although it has adopted a number of initiatives to improve its counterterror capabilities.The European Union i......
ISBN: 0833009206, 9780833009203
Author: Michael Sadykiewicz
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: forces, pact, soviet, military, planning, warsaw, european, coalition, warfare, role, east, organizing
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While the Soviet armed forces are justly regarded as the greatest threat to Western Europe, NATO military planners must consider the strength and the role of the armies of the non-Soviet Warsaw Pact (NSWP) nations in any future war. In this study, conclusions regarding the military value, employment, and control of NSWP forces are drawn from the historical record, Soviet doctrine, current publishe......
ISBN: 1437904203, 9781437904208
Author: Celeste J. Ward
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Keywords: iraq, lessons, identified, governance, experience, provisional, authority, coalition
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Publisher: DIANE PublishingPublished Time: DIANE PublishingPages: 12This report is a product of the U.S. Institute of Peace?s Iraq Experience Project. It is the third of three reports examining important lessons identified in Iraq prior to the country?s transition to sovereignty in June 2004 and is based on extensive interviews with 113 officials, soldiers, and contractors who served there. This r......
ISBN: 0833040162, 9780833040169
Author: Stephen T. Hosmer
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: weak, invasion, coalition, resistance, iraqi
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Coalition forces in Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF) were able to take down Saddam Hussein’s regime in less than three weeks, at the cost of relatively few Coalition casualties. This monograph draws upon information derived primarily from interviews with and interrogations of senior Iraqi military and civilian officials to examine why the Iraqi resistance in March and April 2003 was so weak. Th......
ISBN: 0833035592, 9780833035592
Author: C. Christine Fair
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Keywords: india, pakistan, cooperation, coalitions, counterterror
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The author examines U.S. strategic relations with India and Pakistan both historically and in the current context of the global war on terrorism and Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan. Pakistan's unwillingness to halt its active role in supporting militant operations in Indian-held Kashmir and elsewhere challenges U.S. interests in reducing terrorism. India, for its part, could lessen Pakis......
ISBN: 0833035029, 9780833035028
Authors: Donna O. Farley, Marla C. Haims, Donna J. Keyser, Stuart S. Olmsted, Sherilyn Curry, Melony E. Sorbero
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Keywords: across, life, cycle, lessons, coalitions, health, quality, improvement, regional
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Regional health quality improvement coalitions have aimed to promote and coordinate improvement across various levels and types of health care organizations in particular geographic areas. However, the general factors involved in coalitions’ successes or failures are largely unknown. This report looks in depth at four such coalitions — the Cleveland Health Quality Choice Program (now d......
ISBN: 0833029126, 9780833029126
Authors: Myron Hura, Gary Mcleod, James Schneider, Daniel Gonzales, Daniel M. Norton, Jody Jacobs, Kevin M. O'connell, William Little, Richard Mesic, Lewis Jamison
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Keywords: air, operations, coalition, challenge, continuing, interoperability
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The United States is increasingly participating in coalition military operations. Coalition support may be required for successful military operations and in most such operations the United States desires to share the burden. U.S. allies recognize the increased security that coalition operations can bring. Because interoperability is a key element in coalitions, RAND undertook research to help the......
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