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Prioritizing Security Sector Reform

Prioritizing Security Sector Reform

Monday, March 21, 2016

By: Querine Hanlon; Richard H. Shultz; Jr.; editors

Prioritizing Security Sector Reform: A New U.S. Approach argues that security sector reform (SSR) should be at the core of a new U.S. policy to strengthen the security sector capacity of countries where U.S. interests are at stake. As the United States withdraws from a more interventionist policy, it cannot wholly ignore the growing disorder in fragile environments around the globe. In place of large, boots-on-the-ground interventions relying on expensive train and equip programs with only fl...

Justice, Security & Rule of Law

Democratic Breakthroughs: The Ingredients of Successful Revolts

Democratic Breakthroughs: The Ingredients of Successful Revolts

Friday, July 27, 2012

By: Ray Salvatore Jennings

Although each revolution is different, each successful case of democratic breakthrough shares common domestic and international influences. This report examines 11 cases of past successes at removing autocratic regimes and establishing elections. It then applies its findings to the emerging revolutions of the Arab Spring.

Conflict Analysis & Prevention; Mediation, Negotiation & Dialogue

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