PKSOI Publications

The Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute is committed to support the Peace and Stability Operations community with high quality publications developed through a disciplined approach to research and analysis that addresses USG and international policy-relevant issues at both the national / strategic level and in support of the US and multinational operational forces and interagency elements. Through our comprehensive publications program we look to provide visibility to the challenging Peace and Stability Operations issues facing the nation and the world and hopefully stimulate thought and analysis to come to recommendations and solutions to tough problems. We eagerly solicit your contributions to this effort.

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PKSOI Papers

Avoiding Praetorian Societies: Focusing U.S. Strategy on Political Development
 

Avoiding Praetorian Societies: Focusing U.S. Strategy on Political Development

Author: Bruce Ferrell

It is clear that fragile nation-states will continue to be a major contributor to instability in the international strategic environment. The United States, its allies and partners have attempted to mitigate the negative effects of fragile states through a variety of approaches, including military stability and reconstruction (S&R) operations such as those undertaken in Iraq and Afghanistan. America’s success rate at conducting S&R operations, however, is mixed. Despite immense efforts undertaken in Iraq and Afghanistan, the c
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PKSOI Collaborative Works

Protection of Civilians Military Reference Guide
 

Protection of Civilians Military Reference Guide

Author: PKSOI

The Protection of Civilians (PoC) refers to efforts that protect civilians from physical violence, secure their rights to access essential services and resources, and contribute to a secure, stable, and just environment for civilians over the long-term. PoC is a moral, political, legal, and strategic priority for
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Protection des civils Guide de référence militaire
 

Protection des civils Guide de référence militaire

Author: PKSOI

Ce Guide militaire relatif à la protection des civils est le résultat de discussions et de la coopération avec une série de personnes et d'organisations qui se consacrent à la question de savoir comment prévenir et réagirà la violence contre les personnes civiles.Dansce contexte,on soulignera l'atelier du CentreStimson à la UK Defence Academy à Shrivenhamen 2009 auquel participa
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