Theses and Dissertations
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The role of moderate Muslims in combating violent Jihad
(Monterey California. Naval Postgraduate School, 2007-12)
s can play their most useful role only after the state is able to contain the radicals and secure conditions that are congenial for views different from those of radicals to be expressed.
Selection of military advisors
(Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School, 2007-12)
Proper selection of advisory personnel for "transition teams" is critical to military advisory efforts in Iraq. The selection procedures currently in place have shortcomings that may be best adjusted through analyzing ...
Provincial reconstruction teams improving effectiveness
(Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School, 2007-09)
Provincial Reconstruction Teams (PRTs) are currently prominent constructs for stabilization and reconstruction in Afghanistan and Iraq. PRTs are composed of civil-military teams, including elements from coalition partners ...
Rethinking militias recognizing the potential of militia groups in nation-building
(Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School, 2007-06)
Recent media, political, and military consideration regarding the use of militias has been almost totally negative. This conceptual bias against militias is somewhat misguided, and can lead to disastrously counterproductive ...
(Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School, 2007-03)
The purpose of this thesis is to understand warlordism, and in particular, the warlord environment in Afghanistan. Weak central authority in the state of Afghanistan has been a political tradition due largely to a patronage ...
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