Military and Reconstruction
There is far too little cross-country research regarding countries attempting to transition out of conflict and this report from USIP intends to help remedy that deficiency.
This congressionally mandated report summarizes SIGAR's audits and investigative activities.
This working paper from the FriEnt-Working Group on Peace and Development and the Center for Peacebuilding (KOFF) argues that results-orientation in its currently practiced form is more of a hindrance than a help for achieving better results.
This working paper from the RAND Corporation focuses on the application of aid money and resources by both military and civilian officials in the hold and build stages of western COIN doctrine.
This final report from the Special Inspector General for Iraq Reconstruction culminates SIGIR's nine-year mission overseeing Iraq's reconstruction.
In this joint report from the Afghanistan Research and Evaluation Unit and the European Commission, David Mansfield explains that expanding bans on opium has in fact undermined state formation, increased rural discontent, and presented new opportunities for the insurgency.
In this brief from the Institute for Development Studies, James Bibi Maiah Vincent offers a 'bottom-up' review of the post-war reconstruction of the Sierra Leone state.
In this report from the International Peace Institute, Walter Kemp outlines a remarkable transformation, showing how countries that were enemies between 1991 and 1995 became partners a decade later.
This paper, part two of a three-part series, from the Enough Project describes the process, leverage, and substance necessary to create a path towards a viable peace in eastern Congo and the surrounding region.
In this book from the World Bank, a team of experts examine the social dynamics involved in communities affected by conflict and how this relates to the World Bank's Social Development Strategy.