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From Insurgency to Stability: Volume I: Key Capabilities and Practices

by John Gordon Angel Rabasa Audra K. Grant Peter Chalk Christopher S. Chivvis

This book identifies the procedures and capabilities that the U.S. Department of Defense, other agencies of the U.S. government, U.S. allies and partners, and international organizations require in order to support the transition from counterinsurgency, when the military takes primary responsibility for security and economic operations, to stability and reconstruction, when police and civilian government agencies take the lead.

From Insurgency to Stability: Volume II: Insights from Selected Case Studies

by John Gordon Peter Chalk Angel Rabasa K. Scott Mcmahon Audra K. Grant

This book examines six case studies of insurgencies from around the world to determine the key factors necessary for a successful transition from counterinsurgency to a more stable situation. The authors review the causes of each insurgency and the key players involved, and examine what the government did right--or wrong--to bring the insurgency to an end and to transition to greater stability.

The Impact of U.S. Military Drawdown in Iraq on Displaced and Other Vulnerable Populations

by Dalia Dassa Kaye Olga Oliker Audra K. Grant

As the United States continues to draw down its forces and prepares to end its military involvement in Iraq, the implications for Iraq's at-risk populations must be considered. Oliker, Grant, and Kaye assess the risks and implications of drawdown and withdrawal for some of the Iraqis in greatest danger, both within Iraq and in neighboring states. The authors conclude with recommendations on how the United States can mitigate identified problems.

More Freedom, Less Terror?

by Dalia Dassa Kaye Dale Stahl Frederic Wehrey Audra K. Grant

A key tenet of U.S. foreign policy has been that promoting democracy reduces terrorism; however, scant empirical evidence links democracy to terrorism, positively or negatively. This study explores the relationship between the two by examining the effects of liberalization processes on political violence in six Arab cases.

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