The Military and Reconstruction Operations

Ryan, Mick
December 2007
Parameters: U.S. Army War College;Winter2007, Vol. 37 Issue 4, p58
Academic Journal
The article discusses the increasing role of the U.S. military in support of the Provincial Reconstruction Teams in Iraq and Afghanistan as part of counterinsurgency operations. The role of armed forces in humanitarian missions once deemed the preserve of nonmilitary actors is discussed. Reconstruction activities are seen as more important to the success of counterinsurgency campaigns than tactical operations.


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