The Beginner's Guide to Nation-Building
by James Dobbins
Publisher: RAND Corporation 2007
Number of pages: 330
This guidebook is designed as a contribution to future nation-building efforts. It is organized around the components that make up any nation-building mission: planning, military and police contingents, civil administrators, humanitarian and relief efforts, governance, economic stabilization, democratization, and infrastructure development.
Home page url
Download or read it online for free here:
by Craig Idso, Robert M. Carter, S. Fred Singer - Heartland Institute
A detailed analysis of one of the most controversial topics of the day. The authors make a compelling case against claims of a scientific consensus. Surveys of climate scientists find extensive disagreement on the underlying science ...
by Nancy Birdsall - Center for Global Development
The White House and the World shows how modest changes in U.S. policies could greatly improve the lives of poor people in developing countries, thus fostering greater stability, security and prosperity globally and at home.
by William A. Schwartz, Charles Derber - University of California Press
This study challenges assumptions of the post-Cold War period that previous dangers concerning the arms race and nuclear war will fade into obscurity. It contends that today's nuclear problems are based upon interventions by the USA and its allies.
by Ted Galen Carpenter - Cato Institute
The passing of the Cold War is the most important development of the late 20th century, yet the United States clings tenaciously to old policies. Ted Galen Carpenter offers a provocative critique of that status quo strategy ...