The Resource Building Afghanistan's security forces in wartime : the Soviet experience, Olga Oliker, (electronic resource)

Building Afghanistan's security forces in wartime : the Soviet experience, Olga Oliker, (electronic resource)

Label
Building Afghanistan's security forces in wartime : the Soviet experience
Title
Building Afghanistan's security forces in wartime
Title remainder
the Soviet experience
Statement of responsibility
Olga Oliker
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Security force assistance is central to the counterinsurgency campaign of U.S. and coalition forces in Afghanistan. The outcome will hinge on the effectiveness of the assistance provided to the Afghan National Army, Afghan National Police, and other security forces. This report provides an overview of Soviet efforts to improve and facilitate the training and development of Afghan security forces
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Oliker, Olga
Dewey number
  • 958.104/5
  • 958.1045
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Language note
English
LC call number
DS371.2
LC item number
.O43 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
United States
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Military assistance, Soviet
  • Internal security
  • Soviet Union
  • Afghanistan
  • Afghanistan
Label
Building Afghanistan's security forces in wartime : the Soviet experience, Olga Oliker, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Prepared for the United States Army. Approved for public release; distribution unlimited."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Preface; Contents; Figures; Table; Summary; Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; Chapter One: Introduction; The Limited Contingent; Purpose and Research Approach; Chapter Two: Historical Overview: 20th-Century Security Aid to Afghanistan Before the Soviet Invasion; 1920-1978; The Saur Revolution; Events Leading Up to the Soviet Invasion; Afghan Security Forces on the Eve of the Soviet Invasion; A Decision to Invade?; Chapter Three: The Soviet Advisory Mission in the 1980's: Senior Leadership and Reporting Channels
  • Chapter Four: MoI and KhAD Security Forces During the 1980's The Sarandoy; KhAD; Chapter Five: The Afghan Military; The Military Advisory Mission; Training of Afghan Military Personnel; Aviation; Border Forces; Chapter Six: Militias and Other Forces; Citizen Militias; Border and Tribal Militias; Chapter Seven: Afghan Security Forces Challenges and Responses; Force Size and Desertion; Efforts to Increase Numbers and Improve Morale; Equipment; Division of Labor Among Afghan Security Forces; Transferring Control
  • Chapter Eight: The Soviet Decision to Withdraw and the Legacy of Soviet Efforts to Build Afghan Security Forces Dissenting Voices; Preparing to Leave; The Withdrawal and After; Evaluating Soviet Efforts in Hindsight; Chapter Nine: Conclusion: Parallels, Disconnects, and What the International Security Assistance Force Can Learn from the Soviet Experience; Overall Approaches; Recruiting and Retention; Policing; Counterinsurgency and Military Training; Interaction Between Afghan and Foreign Forces and the Challenges of Transferring Lead Responsibility; Afghan Capabilities
  • What ISAF Can Learn from the Soviet Experience References
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (168 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9786613909817
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2550000000057858
  • (EBL)796096
  • (SSID)ssj0000534689
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11353390
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000534689
  • (PQKBWorkID)10518576
  • (PQKB)10833080
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC796096
  • (EXLCZ)992550000000057858
Label
Building Afghanistan's security forces in wartime : the Soviet experience, Olga Oliker, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
"Prepared for the United States Army. Approved for public release; distribution unlimited."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Preface; Contents; Figures; Table; Summary; Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; Chapter One: Introduction; The Limited Contingent; Purpose and Research Approach; Chapter Two: Historical Overview: 20th-Century Security Aid to Afghanistan Before the Soviet Invasion; 1920-1978; The Saur Revolution; Events Leading Up to the Soviet Invasion; Afghan Security Forces on the Eve of the Soviet Invasion; A Decision to Invade?; Chapter Three: The Soviet Advisory Mission in the 1980's: Senior Leadership and Reporting Channels
  • Chapter Four: MoI and KhAD Security Forces During the 1980's The Sarandoy; KhAD; Chapter Five: The Afghan Military; The Military Advisory Mission; Training of Afghan Military Personnel; Aviation; Border Forces; Chapter Six: Militias and Other Forces; Citizen Militias; Border and Tribal Militias; Chapter Seven: Afghan Security Forces Challenges and Responses; Force Size and Desertion; Efforts to Increase Numbers and Improve Morale; Equipment; Division of Labor Among Afghan Security Forces; Transferring Control
  • Chapter Eight: The Soviet Decision to Withdraw and the Legacy of Soviet Efforts to Build Afghan Security Forces Dissenting Voices; Preparing to Leave; The Withdrawal and After; Evaluating Soviet Efforts in Hindsight; Chapter Nine: Conclusion: Parallels, Disconnects, and What the International Security Assistance Force Can Learn from the Soviet Experience; Overall Approaches; Recruiting and Retention; Policing; Counterinsurgency and Military Training; Interaction Between Afghan and Foreign Forces and the Challenges of Transferring Lead Responsibility; Afghan Capabilities
  • What ISAF Can Learn from the Soviet Experience References
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (168 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9786613909817
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2550000000057858
  • (EBL)796096
  • (SSID)ssj0000534689
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11353390
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000534689
  • (PQKBWorkID)10518576
  • (PQKB)10833080
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC796096
  • (EXLCZ)992550000000057858

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