This document reviews 2010 highlights of U.S. conflict and stabilization operations centered around the State Department's Office of the Coordinator for Reconstruction and Stabilization. The Office addresses the need for collaborative, government-wide foreign policy tools to address the diverse stabilization needs of the global community
This 8th Annual Edition of the Failed States Index, prepared by Fund for Peace and published by Foreign Policy, ranks all the states of the world based on the degree of failure as determined by a number of indicators including group grievance, uneven development, economic decline and more.
This report from the International Dialogue for Peacebuilding and Statebuilding describes the much talked about "new deal" for dealing with fragile states.
This report develops a range of strategic, policy and institutional recommendations on how to use technical capability to break hostile enemies and learn to help weaker nations become stable, willing partners before they give rise to threats.
This report summarizes the U.S. Government’s response to the child protection emergency in Haiti and the role played by the the Assistance for Orphans and Other Vulnerable Children in Developing Countries Act of 2005 secretariat. We also report on progress on priorities identified in last year’s annual report. Progress on several priorities was slower than planned due to the imperative need to devote most of our small team to the Haiti crisis.
This paper summarizes research on aid allocation and effectiveness, highlighting the current findings of recent research on aid allocation to fragile states.
The current paper examines possible links between aid and economic growth in fragile states.
Using the Stresses-Capabilities-Expectations framework, this paper analyzes the possibilities and risks of reform (specifically addressing corruption) in fragile situations.
This Australian Aid policy document presents Australia’s official approach to development in conflict zones and fragile states. It uses many case studies as examples whose lessons can be extrapolated for wider application.
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