The Resource Afghanistan's local war : building local defense forces, Seth G. Jones, Arturo Muñoz

Afghanistan's local war : building local defense forces, Seth G. Jones, Arturo Muñoz

Label
Afghanistan's local war : building local defense forces
Title
Afghanistan's local war
Title remainder
building local defense forces
Statement of responsibility
Seth G. Jones, Arturo Muñoz
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Security in Afghanistan has historically required a combination of top-down efforts from the central government and bottom-up efforts from local communities. Since 2001, U.S. and broader international efforts have focused on establishing security solely from the top down through Afghan national security forces and other central government institutions. But local security forces are a critical complement to these efforts, especially in rural areas of the country. The Afghan government and NATO forces need to move quickly to establish a more-effective bottom-up strategy to complement top-down efforts by better leveraging local communities. The Afghan government can work with existing community structures that oppose insurgents to establish village-level policing entities, such as arbakai and chalweshtai, with support from NATO. Effectively leveraging local communities should significantly improve counterinsurgency prospects and can facilitate mobilization of the population against insurgents. This analysis documents lessons about the viability of establishing local security in Afghanistan and addresses concerns about the wisdom of such policies
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N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1972-
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Jones, Seth G.
Dewey number
355/.0330581
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
UA853.A3
LC item number
J66 2010eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Muñoz, Arturo
  • United States
  • National Defense Research Institute (U.S.)
Series statement
Rand Corporation monograph series
Series volume
MG-1002-MCIA
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  • Internal security
  • Afghanistan
  • National security
  • Afghanistan
  • TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • Armed Forces
  • Internal security
  • National security
  • Politics and government
  • Afghanistan
Label
Afghanistan's local war : building local defense forces, Seth G. Jones, Arturo Muñoz
Link
http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.7249/mg1002mcia
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 89-97)
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- The challenge : protecting the population -- Local dynamics and community policing -- An analysis of community policing -- Organizing local defense forces -- Mitigating risks
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 97 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780833050809
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
map.
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not applicable
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
  • 22573/cttdcmp
  • 15C8DB6F-2C6F-44C7-81B4-65367CEBE8D6
System control number
  • (OCoLC)700466839
  • (OCoLC)ocn700466839
Label
Afghanistan's local war : building local defense forces, Seth G. Jones, Arturo Muñoz
Link
http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.7249/mg1002mcia
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 89-97)
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- The challenge : protecting the population -- Local dynamics and community policing -- An analysis of community policing -- Organizing local defense forces -- Mitigating risks
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 97 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780833050809
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
map.
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
  • 22573/cttdcmp
  • 15C8DB6F-2C6F-44C7-81B4-65367CEBE8D6
System control number
  • (OCoLC)700466839
  • (OCoLC)ocn700466839

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