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Afghanistan

Scholarly Publications

Making the Afghan Civil-Military Imbalance Conducive to Democratization

December 2012

In-conflict state building generates unbalanced civil-military relations in the host state due to an inevitable civil-military gap.

Other Publications

Why We Need Persistent Questioning About Civilian Deaths by Drones

April 2015

After an American hostage was mistakenly killed in a CIA drone strike, Stanford historian Priya Satia argues that oversight of and attitudes toward the drone program should be examined in light of...

Security Sector Reform in an Unstable, Fragile State (II/III)

January 2013

The policy brief examines two obstacles to effective security sector reform in an unstable and fragile state and outlines steps to address them.

The Effect of National Factors on the Statebuilding Outcome in Fragile, Non-Permissive Environments (I/III)

January 2013

The policy brief presents a crucial lesson on the dynamics of statebuilding in an unstable, fragile state environment: the impact of international actions and resources on the statebuilding outcome...

News

A cloud over EUs legacy in Afghanistan?

February 2013

Training the Afghan National Police (ANP) has been the centerpiece of the EU's engagement in Afghanistan since 2007.

Comment by Karl Eikenberry on "Keeping NATO Relevant"

May 2012

Jamie Shea's essay “Keeping NATO Relevant” appearing in the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace April 2012 edition of Policy Outlook offers a comprehensive, thoughtful, and - given the 20-21...

Economic revival, the Euro-zone, and alliance with US international policy at stake in the French presidential election

April 2012

Economic revival, the Euro-zone, and alliance with US international policy at stake in the French presidential election.

Events

Merkel 2, And What It Means for European and International Politics

September 29, 2009

Please join the Forum on Contemporary Europe for a first assessment of the September 27 German elections by FSI Senior Fellow Josef Joffe.

Politics of Memory - reconstruction of a crime: xy-ungelost, container, Srebrenica

May 19, 2009

This lecture deals with the strategies of reconstructing the suppressed memory of traumatic events in Kosova, Afghanistan, and Bosnia and Herzegovina at the end of the 20th century.

The New Global Architecture - Where Europe Fits In

May 18, 2009

Ambassador Sheinwald discusses how he envisages international relations will form in the near and far future.

People

Karl Eikenberry Karl Eikenberry Fellow, S-APARC, Core faculty, CISAC, Affiliate, CDDRL, Affiliate, TEC