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.
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