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Background Information

 

 Latest News


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News Sources

 

ABYZ:  Afghanistan News Media Guide

Azadi Radio News

Google News Search:  Afghanistan+military

Google Actualités Canada: Afghanistan

European Commission EMM News Explorer:  Afghanistan - English - French

ISAF Page

NewsNow (aggregate)

Pajhwok Afghan News

Press Agency Afghanistan

RAND Corporation AFG Analysis/Commentary

UN News: Asia (Including Afghanistan)

 

General Background

 

Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Office of the President

Afghanistan National Development Strategy

Afghanistan Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Afghanistan Ministry of Justice

Afghanistan Ministry of Finance

Afghanistan Investment Support Agency

 

Canada in Afghanistan (Gov't of Canada, or GOC)

Canadian International Development Agency Afghanistan Overview

"Agri-Food:  Past, Present & Future Report, Afghanistan", Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Feb 2007

 

History of Afghanistan & the United Nations

UN News Centre:   In Focus - Afghanistan

U.N. Afghanistan Information Management Service Page on Afghanistan

 

International Organization for Migration (IOM) page on Afghanistan

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) page on Afghanistan

World Food Program (WFP) Country Brief

 

NATO in AFG Fact Sheet

ISAF "Placemat" of Troop Numbers/Locations (as of 9 Jan 09)

 

Afghanistan Country Overview 2006, World Bank - World Bank AFG Page

 

US Library of Congress Selected Internet Resources: Afghanistan

US Department of Energy Afghanistan Fact Sheet (June 2004)

 

Wikipedia: Politics of Afghanistan, External Links

 

Reliefweb.org Profiles

 

HUGE, but Detailed AIMS Map (.pdf) of SW Afghanistan -

AIMS Map (.pdf), Roads in AFG - USA Army Map of AFG (.pdf)


United Nations Security Council Resolutions (All .pdf files)

Resolution 1890 (2009), adopted 8 Oct 09

Resolution 1868 (2009), adopted 23 Mar 09

Resolution 1833 (2008), adopted 22 Sept 08

Resolution 1817 (2008), adopted 11 Jun 08

Resolution 1806 (2008), adopted 20 Mar 08 

Resolution 1776 (2007), adopted 19 Sept 07

Resolution 1746 (2007), adopted 23 Mar 07

Resolution 1707 (2006), adopted 12 Sept 06

Resolution 1659 (2006), adopted 15 Feb 06

Resolution 1623 (2005), adopted 13 Sept 05

Resolution 1563 (2004), adopted 17 Sept 04

Resolution 1510 (2003), adopted 13 Oct 03

Resolution 1444 (2002), adopted 27 Nov 02

Resolution 1413 (2002), adopted 23 May 02

Resolution 1386 (2001), adopted 20 Dec 01


Kandahar Province

 

Wikipedia:  Kandahar Province

UN Afghanistan Information Management Service Map (.pdf), Kandahar City

What (Little) We Know About Kandahar Airport

What Time is it in Kandahar?

Kandahar Weather


NGO Links to AFG Information

 

Afghanistan Research and Evaluation Unit (AREU) - 'An independent research organisation based in Kabul. AREU's mission is to conduct high-quality research that informs and influences policy and practice. AREU also actively promotes a culture of research and learning by strengthening analytical capacity in Afghanistan and facilitating reflection and debate.'

 

Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre - Provides information and periodic updates on refugee issues (links to "New Documents" page).

 

ReliefWeb.int: Page with news, reports, information on Afghanistan.

 

International Council on Security and Development  (formerly known as The Senlis Council): An international policy think tank working to combine grassroots research and policy innovation at the intersections of security, development, counter-narcotics and public health issues. (Formerly "An international policy think tank with offices in Kabul, London, Paris and Brussels, advocating the regulation of opium in Afghanistan as a way to reduce the role of illicit drugs plays in the Afghan insurgency."

 

Swiss Peace Foundation - Page on Afghanistan; publishes periodic risk assessments.


Selected Reports & Documents

(Latest postings frst)

"Canada's Engagement in Afghanistan, Report to Parliament, September 2009," Government of Canada report, 10 Dec 09 (.html) - PDF download - news release

Carl Forsberg, "The Taliban's Campaign for Kandahar," Institute for the Study of War, 1 Dec 2009 (PDF)

Kenneth Katzman, "Afghanistan: Post-Taliban Governance, Security, and U.S. Policy," Congressional Research Service report RL30588, 10 Nov 09  (PDF)

 

"Canada's Engagement in Afghanistan, Report to Parliament, June 2009," Government of Canada report, 15 Sept 09 (.html) - PDF download - news release

 

Kenneth Katzman, "Afghanistan: Politics, Elections, and Government Performance," (PDF) Congressional Research Service report RS21922, 28 Aug 09

 

Kenneth Katzman, "Afghanistan: Post-Taliban Governance, Security, and U.S. Policy," (PDF) Congressional Research Service report RL30588, 14 Aug 09

 

Special Committee on the Canadian Mission in Afghanistan, "Report 2 - Helping to Enhance the Afghan National Security Forces," (PDF) adopted by Committee 11 Jun 09, presented to House of Commons on 18 Jun 09

 

Special Committee on the Canadian Mission in Afghanistan, "Report 1 - Visit to Washington, D.C.," (PDF) adopted by the Committee 4 Jun 09; presented to House of Commons 9 Jun 09

"Canada's Engagement in Afghanistan, Report to Parliament, March 2009," Government of Canada report, 3 Jun 09 (.html) - PDF download - news release

North Atlantic Treaty Organization, "Afghanistan Report 2009," (PDF) 31 Mar 09

 

"Afghanistan:  New U.S. Administration, New Directions," International Crisis Group Asia Briefing No. 89, 13 Mar 09 - .pdf download site 1 - .pdf download site 2

 

"Canada's Engagement in Afghanistan, Report to Parliament, December 2008," Government of Canada report, 3 Mar 09 (.html) - .pdf version - alternate .pdf download - news release

 

"Progress toward Security and Stability in Afghanistan January 2009," Report to Congress in accordance with the 2008 National Defense Authorization Act (Section 1230, Public Law 110-181), 3 Feb 09 (.pdf)

 

"Quarterly Report to Congress," Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR), 30 Jan 09 (.pdf)

 

“War in Afghanistan: Strategy, Military Operations, and Issues for Congress,” Congressional Research Service, 23 Jan 09 (.pdf)

 

"Insurgent Abuses against Afghan Civilians," Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission (AIHRC), 23 Dec 08 (.pdf) - Alternate .pdf download site

 

"From Hope to Fear:  An Afghan Perspective on Operations of Pro-Government Forces in Afghanistan," Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission (AIHRC), 23 Dec 08 (.pdf) - Alternate .pdf download site

 

"Policing in Afghanistan: Still Searching for a Strategy," International Crisis Group, Asia Briefing N°85, 18 Dec 08

 

"Report of the Security Council mission to Afghanistan, 21 to 28 November 2008," UN Security Council, 12 Dec 08 - Alternate .pdf download site

 

Anthony H. Cordesman, David Kasten and Adam Mausner, "Winning in Afghanistan:  Creating Effective Afghan Security Forces," Centre for Strategic and International Studies, 9 Dec 08 (.pdf)

 

"Struggle For Kabul: The Taliban Advance," International Council on Security and Development (formerly known as Senlis Council), 8 Dec 08

 

"Canada's Engagement in Afghanistan:  Report to Parliament," quarterly report to Canadian Parliament, 25 Nov 09 (.pdf) - HTML version - Alternate .pdf download site

 

"Afghanistan Reconstruction: Progress Made in Constructing Roads, but Assessments for Determining Impact and a Sustainable Maintenance Program Are Needed," U.S. Government Accountability Office report GAO-08-689, 8 July 2008 (.pdf) - Summary

 

"Report on Progress toward Security and Stability in Afghanistan - June 2008,"  Report to Congress in accordance with the 2008 National Defense Authorization Act (Section 1230, Public Law 110-181), 27 Jun 08 (.pdf)

 

"United States Plan for Sustaining the Afghanistan National Security Forces - June 2008," Report to Congress in accordance with the 2008 National Defense Authorization Act, 27 Jun 08 (.pdf)

 

"Iraq - Angry Hearts and Angry Minds," The Senlis Council, 26 Jun 08 - Full report (.pdf) - Executive Summary

 

"World Drug Report 2008," United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, 26 Jun 08, - Full Report (.pdf) - News Release

 

"Justice for Children: The Situation of Children in Conflict with the Law in Afghanistan,", Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission/UNICEF, 25 Jun 08 (.pdf)

 

NATO's Secretary-General Jaap de Hoop Scheffer, '"A Fair And Equitable Burden For Europe's NATO Allies", Taipei Times, 20 June 2008

 

"Oversight of U.S. Efforts to Train and Equip Police and Enhance the Justice System in Afghanistan", United States House of Representatives / Subcommittee on National Security and Foreign Affairs, 18 June 2008

 

'Security Council Press Statement On Afghanistan (S/RES/1817 (2008)', United Nations Security Council, 11 June 2008

 

'Strengthening the Rule of Law in Afghanistan: Police and Judicial Sector Need Reform', Center for American Progress, 10 June 2008

 

'Update Report on Afghanistan (Number 2)', United Nations Security Council Report, 9 June 2008

 

'Afghanistan: Not Lost, But Needs More Attention', United States Institute of Peace, June 2008

 

"Afghanistan: Government Formation and Performance", Congressional Research Service (CRS) report RS21922, May 13, 2008

 

Sean M. Maloney, 'A violent impediment: the evolution of insurgent operations in Kandahar province 2003-07', Small Wars & Insurgencies, Volume 19, Issue 2, June 2008 , pages 201 - 220

 

Antonio Giustozzi, 'Bureaucratic fade and political realities of disarmament and demobilisation in Afghanistan,' Conflict, Security and Development, Volume 8, Issue 2, June 2008 , pages 169-192

 

Jonathan Goodhand, 'Corrupting or Consolidating the Peace? The Drugs Economy and Post-conflict Peacebuilding in Afghanistan', International Peacekeeping, Volume 15, Issue 3, June 2008 , pages 405 - 423

 

Major Shahid Afsar, Major Chris Samples, Major Thomas Wood, 'The Taliban: An Organizational Analysis', Military Review, May-June 2008

 

'Report of the Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions, Philip Alston - Preliminary Note on the Mission to Afghanistan', United Nations General Assembly / Human Rights Council, 29 May 2008

 

Anne Irwin, "Reployment as a Rite of Passage," Canadian Defence and Foreign Affairs Instutite, 15 May 08 - Report (.pdf) - Alternate download site (.pdf) - News release

 

Anthony Cordesman, 'The Afghan-Pakistan War: A Status Report', Center for Strategic & International Studies (CSIS), 13 May 08 (.pdf)

 

Letter dated 12 May 2008 from the Secretary-General to the President of the Security Council (Afghanistan - Quarterly report on the operations of the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF), November 2007 to January 2008), S/2008/319 (.pdf)

 

Lieutenant-Colonel Michel-Henri St-Louis, CD, 'A Comprehensive Approach To Stability The Strategic Advisory Team In Afghanistan', The Canadian Army Journal, Volume 10 Number 4, Winter 2008 (file created 27 Mar 08)

 

Captain Nils N. French, 'Learning From The Seven Soviet Wars: Lessons For Canada In Afghanistan', The Canadian Army Journal, Volume 10 Number 4, Winter 2008 (file created 27 Mar 08)

 

Major Jason T. Adair, 'Learning On The Run: Company Level Counter-Insurgency In Afghanistan', The Canadian Army Journal, Volume 10 Number 4, Winter 2008 (file created 27 Mar 08)

 

Major Trevor Cadieux, CD, 'Canadian Armour In Afghanistan', The Canadian Army Journal, Volume 10 Number 4, Winter 2008 (file created 27 Mar 08)

 

"Islamic Republic of Afghanistan: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper", International Monetary Fund, Country Report No. 08/153, 9 May 08 - Paper (.pdf)

 

JoAnne O’Bryant and Michael Waterhouse, 'US Forces In Afghanistan', Congressional Research Service (CRS), 9 May 2008

 

Donald F. Thompson, 'The Role of Medical Diplomacy in Stabilizing Afghanistan', Center for Technology and National Security Policy / National Defense University, May 2008

 

'Afghan South: Will NATO-ISAF Adopt the Strategies & Tactics for Counterinsurgency brought to RC South by the US Marines?', Canadian American Strategic Review, May 2008

 

Colonel John Frewen, 'Contested Nation-Building: The Challenge of Countering Insurgency in Afghanistan in 2007,' Australian Army Journal, Vol. 5, No. 1 (Autumn 2008): 19-27

 

Colonel John Frewen, 'Contested Nation-Building: The Challenge of Countering Insurgency in Afghanistan in 2007,'

Australian Army Journal, Vol. 5, No. 1 (Autumn 2008): 19-27

 

"Islamic Republic of Afghanistan -- Statement by the IMF Mission at the Conclusion of the Discussions for the Fourth Review of the Program under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility Arrangement", International Monetary Fund, 30 Apr 08

 

'Illicit Drug Trends in Afghanistan', United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, April 2008

 

Alessandro Monsutti, 'Afghan Migratory Strategies and the Three Solutions to the Refugee Problem', Refugee Studies Quarterly, 2008 Volume 2007, p. 58-73

 

House of Commons (UK), International Development Committee, "Reconstructing Afghanistan: Government Response to the Committee's Fourth Report of Session 2007–08," 1 May 08

 

'Subnational State-Building in Afghanistan', Afghanistan Research and Evaluation Unit (AREU), April 2008

 

'A Guide to Humanitarian and Development Efforts of InterAction Member Agencies in Afghanistan', InterAction, February 2008

 

'Reconstructing Afghanistan: Government Response to the Committee's Fourth Report of Session 2007-08', United Kingdom House of Commons International Development Committee, 24 April 2008

 

'Afghanistan Food Security Alert', United States Agency for International Development (USAID) / Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWS), 24 April 2008

 

"Combating Terrorism: The United States Lacks Comprehensive Plan to Destroy the Terrorist Threat and Close the Safe Haven in Pakistan's Federally Administered Tribal Areas," U.S. Government Accountability Office, GAO-08-622, 17 Apr 08 - Summary - Full Report (1.3 MB .pdf) - Alternate Report Download (.pdf)

 

James Phillips and Lisa Curtis, "The War in Afghanistan: More Help Needed," The Heritage Foundation Backgrounder #2124, 17 Apr 08 - Report - .pdf version - Alternate .pdf site

 

"Afghanistan Non-Government Organization Safety Office (ANGOSO) Quarterly Data Report (January 1st 2008 - March 31st 2008)," Afghanistan Non-Government Organization Safety Office, 14 Apr 08 - .pdf permalink

 

"Agency Stovepipes vs Strategic Agility: Lessons We Need to Learn from Provincial Reconstruction Teams in Iraq and Afghanistan," USA House of Representatives, Committee on Armed Services, Subcommittee on Oversight & Investigations, 11 Apr 08, (.pdf) - Alternate download site

 

Selig S. Harrison, Pashtunistan": The Challenge to Pakistan and Afghanistan', Real Instituto Elcano (ARI), 2 April 2008

 

Sarah Chayes, 'Security and Development in Afghanistan: A Reality Check', The Peacebuilding, Development and Security Program (PDSP) University of Calgary, 31 March 2008

 

"International Narcotics Control Strategy Report - Southwest Asia: Afghanistan", United States Department of State, 29 Feb 08

 

Deeks, Ashley.  'Detention in Afghanistan: The Need For an Integrated Plan', Center for Strategic and International Studies, 22 Feb 08 (.pdf)

 

"Analysis: Community Councils And Microfinance Boost Development In Afghanistan", Institute of Development Studies (UK), via ReliefWeb, 20 Feb 08

 

"Islamic Republic of Afghanistan: 2007 Article IV Consultation and Third Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility, and Request for Waiver of Performance Criterion—Staff Report," International Monetary Fund, 19 Feb 08  (.pdf) - Alternate report download site - News Release

 

Waldman, Matt.  "Community Peacebuilding in Afghanistan: The Case for a National Strategy," OXFAM, 18 Feb 08 - Alternate report download (both .pdf) - News release

 

"The German Army and Counterinsurgency in Afghanistan: The Need for Strategy", German Institute for International and Security Affairs, 18 Feb 08 - Alternate .pdf report download link

 

"Gaps in Aid Accountability", ActionAid and Afghanistan’s Economic Literacy and Budget Analysis Group, 18 Feb 08 (6 MB .pdf) - Alternate download site (.pdf) - News release

 

"Afghanistan - Decision Point 2008", Senlis Council, 13 Feb 08

 

Grare, Frédéric.  "Anatomy of a Fallacy: The Senlis Council and Narcotics in Afghanistan", Centre for International Governance Innovation, 13 Feb 08

 

"Afghanistan: The Need for International Resolve - Report", International Crisis Group, 6 Feb 08

 

"Opium Winter Rapid Assessment Survey", United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, 6 Feb 08

 

"Economic Incentives and Development Initiatives to Reduce Opium Production", World Bank and the Department for International Development (UK), 5 Feb 08

 

Phillips, Karin.  "Afghanistan: Canadian Diplomatic Engagement," Parliament of Canada Library Research Report PRB 07-38E, 4 Feb 08 - PDF (294 Kb, 7 pages)

 

Rubin, B.R. and Sherman, J.  "Counter-Narcotics to Stabilize Afghanistan: The False Promise of Crop Eradication", Center on International Cooperation New York University, 4 Feb 08 - Alternative download site (both .pdf)

 

"Open Letter From the British Government on the Future of Afghanistan", The  Times Online (UK), 4 Feb 08

 

"Afghanistan: Development and Humanitarian Priorities", OXFAM, 1 Feb 08

 

"Afghanistan: European Involvement"', Canadian Parliamentary Information and Research Service, 31 Jan 08 (.pdf) - Alternative download site

 

Townsend, Jacob, "Charting A Course For Afghanistan", Australian Strategic Policy Institute, 31 Jan 08

 

"Saving Afghanistan: An Appeal and Plan for Urgent Action", The Atlantic Council of the United States, 30 Jan 08

 

"Winning the Invisible War: An Agricultural Pilot Plan for Afghanistan", National Defense University, 29 Jan 08

 

"Provincial Reconstruction Teams in Afghanistan", European Center for Security Studies, 24 Jan 08 (.pdf) - Alternate .pdf report download link

 

Matthews, Robert.  "Poppy seeds and dragon"s teeth: NATO confronts an opium-funded war in Afghanistan", FRIDE, 24 Jan 08

 

"Independent Panel on Canada's Future Role in Afghanistan," (a.k.a. the Manley Report), Independent Panel on Canada's Future Role in Afghanistan, 22 Jan 08 - Report (.pdf) - Alternate report download site (.pdf) - Report (.html) - News release

 

Nima Abbaszadeh, Mark Crow, Marianne El-Khoury, Jonathan Gandomi, David Kuwayama, Christopher MacPherson, Meghan Nutting, Nealin Parker, and Taya Weiss.  "Provincial Reconstruction Teams: Lessons and Recommendations," Princeton University Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, 18 Jan 08 (.pdf)

 

Morgan, Clara.  "Afghanistan: The Status of Women," Parliament of Canada Library Research Report PRB 07-34E, 10 Jan 08 - PDF (354 Kb, 8 pages)

 

Lee, James.  "Afghanistan: The Challenge of Relations with Pakistan," Parliament of Canada Library Research Report PRB 07-33E, 7 Jan 08 - PDF (296 Kb, 6 pages)

 

Pistor, Marcus.  "Afghanistan: European Involvement," Parliament of Canada Library Research Report PRB 07-31E, 7 Jan 08 - PDF (302 Kb, 7 pages)

 

"Rainbow Strategy" for Afghanistan," United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime news release, 18 Dec 07 - Papers Page - "Opium Poppy Free Road Map and Provincial Profiles" - "Targeting Precursors used in Heroin Manufacture" - "Afghanistan, Iran and Pakistan: Border Management Cooperation in Drug Control" - "Securing Central Asia’s Borders with Afghanistan"

 

Anthony H. Cordesman.  "US Airpower in Iraq and Afghanistan: 2004-2007," Center for Strategic and International Studies, 13 Dec 07 - permalink (both .pdf)

 

David Mansfield and Adam Pain. "Evidence from the Field: Understanding Changing Levels of Opium Poppy Cultivation in Afghanistan," Afghanistan Research and Evaluation Unit, 11 Dec 07 - permalink

 

Christopher M. Blanchard, "Afghanistan: Narcotics and U.S. Policy," Congressional Research Service report RL32686, updated 6 Dec 07 - alternate report link

 

"Afghanistan:  Trends in Conflict and Co-operation", FAST International Update, swisspeace.com, 6 Dec 07 (.pdf)

 

Jason Yung. "Afghanistan: The Taliban," Canadian Library of Parliament Report PRB 07-27E, Political and Social Affairs Division, 5 Dec 2007 - francais - English permalink - permalink francais

 

"Recommendations to the Independent Panel on Canada’s Future Role in Afghanistan," The Senlis Group, 3 Dec 07 - full report (.pdf) - news release

 

Letter to the Independent Advisory Panel on Afghanistan, Canadian Coalition to End Global Poverty, 30 Nov 07 - Briefing Paper: Submission to the Independent Panel - alternate letter link - alternate briefing paper link

 

"Submission of the Conference of Defence Associations to the Independent Panel on Canada’s Future Role in Afghanistan," Conference of Defence Associations, 28 Nov 07 (.pdf) - permalink (.pdf)

 

"Letter dated 15 November 2007 from the Chairman of the Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 1267 (1999) concerning Al-Qaida and the Taliban and associated individuals and entities addressed to the President of the Security Council," United Nations, issued 20 Nov 07 (44 pg. .pdf) - English, French, Russian, Spanish, Chinese (?) or Arabic - Permalink English - Permalink francais

 

"Stumbling into chaos: Afghanistan on the brink," Senlis Council, 21 Nov 07 - Full report (.pdf) - alternate download site Exec Summary alternate download site Security recommendations - alternate download site Development recommendations alternate download site - overview

 

"Afghan Poppy for Medicine projects - An Economic Case Study," Senlis Council, 21 Nov 07 - Overview - Executive Summary - alternate download site Afghanistan Case Study alternate download site

 

Holden, Michael.  "Afghanistan: Economic Activity and Policy Challenges," Parliament of Canada Library Research Report PRB 07-29E, 21 Nov 07 - PDF (286 Kb, 6 pages)

 

Chung, Talia.  "Afghanistan: Chronology of Canadian Parliamentary Events," Parliament of Canada Library Research Report PRB 07-24E, 20 Nov 07 - PDF (245 Kb, 3 pages)

 

Mychajlyszyn, Natalie.  "Afghanistan: Reconstruction and Development," Parliament of Canada Library Research Report PRB 07-35E, 20 Nov 07 - PDF (324 Kb, 7 pages)

 

"Letter to the Secretary of State for International Development from the Chairman of the International Development Committee," UK House of Commons, 20 Nov 07 - alternate download site (.pdf) - Itinerary of MP's Visit to AFG

 

Submission to the (UK) House of Commons International Development Committee Inquiry 'Development Assistance in Insecure Environments: Afghanistan', OXFAM, 20 Nov 07 (.pdf)

 

"Afghanistan Human Development Report 2007: Bridging Modernity and Tradition," United Nations Development Program, 17 Nov 07 (.pdf) - alternate download site

 

"Afghanistan Opium Survey 2007," United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), 16 Nov 07 (.pdf) - alternate download site news release

 

Paré, Jean-Rodrigue.  "Afghanistan: UN Intervention," Parliament of Canada Library Research Report PRB 07-26E, 15 Nov 07 - PDF (310 Kb, 7 pages)

 

"The Ruxted Group’s Submission to the Independent Panel on Canada's Future Role in Afghanistan," Ruxted.ca, 14 Nov 07 - permalink (.pdf)

 

Lisa Rimli and Dr. Susanne Schmeidl, "Private Security Companies and Local Populations: An exploratory of Afghanistan and Angola," swisspeace, 12 Nov 07 (.pdf) - alternate download site - feature report 

 

Rossignol, Michel.  "Afghanistan: Military Personnel and Operational Stress Injuries," Parliament of Canada Library Research Report PRB 07-20E, 6 Nov 07 - PDF (270.56 Kb, 4 pages)

 

Cox, Jim.  "Afghanistan: The Canadian Military Mission," Parliament of Canada Library Research Report PRB 07-19E, 6 Nov 07 - PDF (276 Kb, 5 pages)

 

"General Assembly Calls For Continued Effort To Address Afghanistan’s Challenges; Says ‘Strong Nexus’ Between Drug Trade, Extremists Undermines Stability," UN General Assembly Resolution, 5 Nov 07 - Draft resolution (.pdf) - Links to resolution in other languages - UN Secretary General's Statement - .pdf version - UN News Centre story

 

"Stabilization and Reconstruction Operations: Learning from the Provincial Reconstruction Team (PRT) Experience,"  John E. Herbst, U.S. Department of State, Coordinator for Office of Reconstruction and Stabilization, Statement Before House Armed Services Subcomittee on Oversight and Investigations, Washington, DC, 30 Oct 07 - Permalink (.pdf)

 

Minkov, Anton and Smolynec, Gregory. "3-D Soviet Style: Lessons Learned from the Soviet Experience in Afghanistan," Defence Research and Development Canada, DRDC CORA TM 2007-36, 26 Oct 07 (.pdf) - Alternative download site (.pdf)

 

Barnett, Laura.  "Afghanistan: The Rule of Law," Parliament of Canada Library Research Report PRB 07-17E, 24 Oct 07 - PDF (60.48 Kb, 3 pages)

 

Canadian Forces Board of Inquiry (BOI), 15 Jan 06 Suicide Bomber, Kandahar, Afghanistan, 23 Oct 07 - CF BOI Page - FC Francais - News Release - DN Communiqué - BOI Minutes of Proceedings, Part 1 - Part 2 (.pdf)

 

"Afghanistan in 2007:  A Survey of the Afghan People," The Asia Foundation, 23 Oct 07 - News release - Background Info - Full Report (.pdf) - Report permalink (.pdf) - Key Findings (.pdf) - Key Findings permalink (.pdf)

 

Barbara J. Stapleton, "A Means to What End? Why PRTs are Peripheral to the Bigger Political Challenges in Afghanistan," Journal of Military and Strategic Studies, Fall 2007, Vol. 10, Issue 1, 22 Oct 07 (.pdf)

 

"2007 Survey of Afghans: Summary Report," Environics Research Group, 18 Oct 07 - News release - Permalink (.pdf) - GoogleFrancais communiqué - Permalink communiqué 

 

"Coalition Warfare in Afghanistan: Burden-sharing or Disunity?", Chatham House (UK) 16 Oct 07 - Report (.pdf) - Permalink (.pdf)

 

Curtis, Lisa and Phillips, James. "Revitalizing U.S. Efforts in Afghanistan," Heritage Foundation Backgrounder No. 2076, 15 Oct 07 (.pdf) - Permalink (.pdf)

 

"News Release: Canada's Independent Advisory Panel on the Afghan Mission," Canadian Coalition to End Global Poverty, 12 Oct 07 - .pdf version - Briefing Note on Better Development - Briefing Note on More Diplomacy - Briefing Note on Real Security

 

Dewing, Michael.  "Afghanistan: History and System of Government," Parliament of Canada Library Research Report PRB 07-16E, 9 Oct 07 - PDF (316 Kb, 4 pages)

 

'FAST Update Afghanistan: Semi-Annual Risk Assessment, August-September 2007', Swiss Peace Foundation report, 8 Oct 07 (.pdf)

 

Schmitz, Gerald.  "Afghanistan: Drug Production and Trafficking," Parliament of Canada Library Research Report PRB 07-18E, 5 Oct 07 - PDF (365.69 Kb, 7 pages)

 

"Good harvest in north; food deficits in Ghor," USAID Food Security Report - Afghanistan, 5 Oct 07 - .pdf version

 

John Shroder, 'Afghanistan's Development And Functionality: Renewing A Collapsed State', GeoJournal, Volume 70 Numbers 2-3 / October 2007, p. 91-107

 

"Peace in Afghanistan – Made in Canada," Senlis Council report, 24 Sept 07 (.pdf) - alternative download site (.pdf)

 

"PRT Playbook: Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures," US Army Centre for Army Lessons Learned, 24 Sept 07 (.pdf) - alternative report download site - DefenseLink article - Transcript of bloggers round table on Playbook (.pdf) - alternative transcript download site

 

"The situation in Afghanistan and its implications for international peace and security," Report of the Secretary-General, A/62/345–S/2007/555, 21 Sept 07 (.pdf) - Alternate link to report (Click on language of choice to access report) - Alternate Link (2) - UN News Center feature article 

 

"Afghanistan: Narcotics and U.S. Policy," Congressional Research Service Report RL32686, updated 14 Sept 07 (.pdf) - Alternate report site

 

"The View from Afghanistan: Making Progress, but Re-Dedication and Additional Resources Required," NATO Parliamentary Assembly news release, 13 Sept 07 - full report - download report in Word format

 

"Strategic Communication Plan for Afghanistan,"  USA Department of Defense, 12 Sept 07 (.pdf) - Alternate download site

 

Transcript, Joint press conference, with General Dan McNeill, Commander of the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) in Afghanistan, and Ambassador Daan Everts, NATO Senior Civilian Representative, 12 Sept 07 - News release

 

"Afghanistan: Post-War Governance, Security, and U.S. Policy," Congressional Research Service Report RL30588, updated 10 Sept 07 (.pdf) - Alternate Report Site

 

"Suicide Attacks in Afghanistan (2001-2007)", United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA), 9 Sept 07 - News Release - Alternate release site - Report - Alternate report site (all .pdf)

 

Transcript, US Department of Defense Bloggers Roundtable with Major General Robert W. Cone, Commanding General, Combined Security Transition Command-Afghanistan, and Colonel Bill Wenzler, Command, Afghanistan Regional Security Integration Command East, via teleconference from Afghanistan, 5 Sept 07 (.pdf)

 

Transcript, Defence Minister Peter MacKay, CTV's "Question Period," 2 Sept 07.

 

"Economic and Social Rights in Afghanistan II," Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission, August 2007 (.pdf) - Alternate site for report

 

"Technical Briefing:  Canada's Contribution to the International Mission in Afghanistan", Government of Canada, 31 Aug 07 (.ppt) - Alternate Download Site

 

"Reforming Afghanistan's Police", International Crisis Group, Asia Report N°138, 30 Aug 2007 - Report (35 pg .pdf)

 

"Majority (79%) Support a ‘Poppy for Medicine’ Program for Afghan Farmers", Ipsos Reid Poll, 29 Aug 07 -  Result tables (1) - Result tables (2) (all .pdf) - MS Word Version of results - "Eight in ten Canadians support Poppy for Medicine initiative in Afghanistan," Senlis Council statement.

 

"The Canadian International Development Agency in Kandahar: Unanswered Questions," Senlis Council report, 29 Aug 07 (.pdf) - Senlis Council statement

 

"Afghanistan: 2007 Annual Opium Poppy Survey," United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, 27 Aug 07 (.pdf) - Alternate download site

 

'FAST Update Afghanistan:  Semi-Annual Risk Assessment, June-July 2007', Swiss Peace Foundation report, 14 Aug 07 (.pdf)

 

Board of Inquiry (BOI), 28-29 Mar 06 Costall Fratricide Incident, released 7 Aug 07:: CEFCOM Statement - Statement, CEFCOM CO - Costall Family Statement - BOI Page - CNFIS Statement Confirming No Charges - Alternate Locations for Costall BOI Documentation (all .pdf):  BOI Executive Summary - BOI Report Part 1 - Part 2 - CEFCOM Review of BOI - CEFCOM Review, Annex A - CDS Letter to CEFCOM - CEFCOM Letter Back to CDS

 

Dr. Anton Minkov and Dr. Gregory Smolynec, "3-D Soviet Style: A Presentation on Lessons Learned from the Soviet Experience in Afghanistan," (PDF) Defence Research and Development Canada, 1 Aug 07.

 

"Afghanistan:  Assessing Progress and Key Challenges for the Alliance," NATO Parliamentary Assembly, Defence and Security Committee Report 164 DSC 07 E, August 2007, English - français 

 

"Northern Wheat Trader Survey and Afghan Food Security,"  Famine Early Warning Network, US Agency for International Development & World Food Program, August 2007 (2+MB .pdf) - Alternate download site - Executive summary

 

"UNICEF External Situation Report Afghanistan , 1 Jun - 31 Jul 2007", United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), 31 Jul 07.

 

"Department Of State Office Of Inspector General Releases Report On Interagency Assessment Of Afghanistan Counternarcotics Programs," US Department of State report, 31 Jul 07. (.pdf)

 

"UK operations in Afghanistan", House of Commons Defence Committee, Thirteenth Report of Session 2006–07, 18 Jul 07 - Alternate Report Site - UK Gov't Response to Report

 

Statement by the President of the Security Council, United Nations S/PRST/2007/27, 07-42730, 17 Jul 07. (.pdf)

 

"The situation in Afghanistan," Record of proceedings, United Nations S/PV.5718, 17 Jul 07. (.pdf)

 

Andrew Wilder, "Cops or Robbers? The Struggle to Reform the Afghan National Police," Afghanistan Research and Evaluation Unit, 17 Jul 07 (.pdf) - Alternate location for report (.pdf)

 

"National Intelligence Estimate", USA Office of the Director of Natinal Intelligence, 17 Jul 07 (171KB .pdf) - Alternate Report Site (.pdf) - USA DNI Statement (.pdf) - Media Interview - Briefing, White House Homeland Security Advisor

 

"NATO in Afghanistan: A Test of the Transatlantic Alliance," Congressional Research Service Report RL33627, updated 16 Jul 07 (.pdf, 26 pg.) - Alternate Report Site

 

Board of Inquiry (BOI), 4 Sept 06 A-10 Fratricide Incident, released 13 Jul 07:  CF BOI Page - Executive Summary - Report (2.24MB .pdf) - Alternate Report Site - CEFCOM Clarification Letter (.pdf) - Alternate Letter Site - News Release - Statements:  CEFCOM Commander - Family of Pte. Mark Graham

 

"Afghanistan: Monthly Review June 2007", British Agencies Afghanistan Group, 5 Jul 07 (.pdf)

 

Savage, Kevin; Delesgues, Lorenzo; Martin, Ellen and Ulfat, Gul Pacha.  "Corruption perceptions and risks in humanitarian assistance: an Afghanistan case study," Humanitarian Policy Group (HPG) Working Paper, UK Overseas Development Institute, Jul 07. (.pdf) - Alternate download site

 

"Public Perceptions of Canada's Role in Afghanistan:  Communicating Afghanistan -- Challenges and Opportunities," Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada , prepared by Strategic Counsel, 28 Jun 07 (.pdf)

 

"Afghanistan: Post-War Governance, Security, and U.S. Policy," Congressional Research Service Report RL30588, updated 21 Jun 07 (.pdf, 62 pg.) - Alternate Report Site

 

"Canadian Forces in Afghanistan", Report of the House of Commons Standing Committee on National Defence, 19 Jun 07 (.pdf)

 

"Afghanistan: Narcotics and U.S. Policy," Congressional Research Service Report RS32686, updated 19 Jun 07 (.pdf, 51 pg.) - Alternate Report Site

 

"Afghanistan: Government Formation and Performance," Congressional Research Service Report RS21922, updated 15 Jun 07 (.pdf, 6 pg.) - Alternate Report Site

 

"Food security update - June harvest to further increase food availability", Famine Early Warning System Network (FEWS NET), 5 Jun 07 (.pdf)

"The Contribution of Regional Markets to Afghan Wheat Supplies" USAID Famine Early Warning System report, Amnesty International, May 2007 - .pdf version

 

"All who are not friends, are enemies:  Taleban abuses against civilians," Amnesty International, 19 Apr 07 - News Release

 

"Violations of international humanitarian law in Afghanistan practices of concern and example cases," Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission, 17 Apr 07 (.pdf) - News Release

 

'The Human Cost: The Consequences of Insurgent Attacks in Afghanistan,' Human Rights Watch report, 16 Apr 07

 

'Afghanistan: Trends in Conflict and Co-operation, February-March 2007' Swiss Peace Institute, 16 Apr 07 (2pg, 277KB .pdf)

 

'Pakistan and Terrorism: A Summary', Congressional Research Service report RS22632, updated 27 Mar 07 (6pg, 76KB .pdf)

 

'U.S. Forces in Afghanistan', Congressional Research Service report RS22633, updated 27 Mar 07 (5pg, 64KB .pdf)

 

Statement by Ambassador John McNee, Permanent Representative of Canada to the United Nations,

to the Security Council Open Debate on the situation in Afghanistan, 20 Mar 07 - Highlights, Debate in UN Security Council, 20 Mar 07

 

'On a Knife Edge: Rapid Assessment Field Survey, Southern and Eastern Afghanistan', Senlis Council report, 19 Mar 07 (59pg 2.94MB .pdf) - Senlis Council news release on survey

 

'The situation in Afghanistan and its implications for international peace and security', Secretary General's report to Security Council, 15 Mar 07 (18pg 92KB .pdf) - UN News Service story

 

Annual Report, 2006, UN Office on Drugs and Crime, 7 Mar 07 - Afghanistan Section (11pg 1.1MB .pdf)

 

'Afghanistan:  Opium Winter Rapid Assessment Survey', UN Office on Drugs and Crime, 5 Mar 07 (48pg 4.6MB .pdf)

 

'Canada in Afghanistan: Is It Working?', Gordon Smith, Canadian Defence & Foreign Affairs Institute, 1 Mar 07 (29pg 364KB .pdf) - Report News Release

 

After Action Report, General Barry Mac Caffrey, West Point, post-Afghanistan visit, 27 Feb 07 (7pg 64KB .pdf) - Defensetech.org blog entry

 

'Canada's Mission in Afghanistan: Measuring Progress', Joint Report to Parliament, Department of National Defence, Department of Foreign Affairs, 26 Feb 07 (23pg 128KB .pdf)

 

'Leopard Tanks and the Deadly Dilemmas of the Canadian Mission in Afghanistan', Michael D. Wallace, Canadian Centre for Policy Options, 26 Feb 07 - News release - Report (7 pg. 1.05MB .pdf)

 

'Measuring Progress in Afghanistan', Center for Strategic and International Studies, 23 Feb 07 (118 pg. 1.3MB .pdf)

 

'Winning in Afghanistan: The Challenges and the Response', Centre for Strategic and International Studies, Testimony to the House Committeeon Foreign Affairs, Anthony H. Cordesman, 15 Feb 07. (87 pg. 1.56MB .pdf)

 

'Insurgency and Counter-Insurgency in Afghanistan: Losing Friends and Making Enemies', Senlis Council, 14 Feb 07 - News Release - Keynote speech at symposium

 

'Canadian Troops in Afghanistan: Taking a Hard Look at a Hard Mission', The Standing Senate Committee on National Security and Defence, 12 Feb 07 (45pgs, 312KB .pdf) - Executive Summary (.pdf)

 

'World Bank Assistance Strategy: Interim Strategy Note', World Bank report, 12 Feb 07 - Executive Summary (.pdf) - Summary (.pdf) - Full Report (106pg. 6.6MB .pdf)

 

'Saving Afghanistan', Barnett R. Rubin, Foreign Affairs, January/February 2007 - Ottawa Citizen coverage of article

 

'The Beginner's Guide to Nation-Building', James Dobbins, Seth G. Jobes, Keith Crane & Beth Cole Degrasse, Rand Corporation report, 29 Jan 07 (330pg 1.56MB .pdf)

 

"Afghanistan’s Endangered Compact," International Crisis Group Asia Briefing N°59, 29 Jan 07 - Report (16pg, 188KB .pdf)

 

'Afghan Refugees: Current Status and Future Prospects', Congressional Research Service report RL33851, updated 26 Jan 07 (21 pg, 152KB .pdf)

Speaking Notes for The Honourable Gordon J. O'Connor, Minister of National Defence, For the January Cross-Country Tour, Edmonton, Alberta, 20 Jan 07

 

Speaking Notes for the Honourable Gordon J. O'Connor, Minister of National Defence, for the CFB Gagetown Send-Off, 19 Jan 07

 

'Post-War Reconstruction Aid Risks Fuelling More Conflict', news release, Tiri (accountability-focussed NGO), 16 Jan 07 (.pdf) -

'Afghan roads reconstruction: deconstruction of a lucrative assistance' (10 pg, 1.7MB .pdf) - Reconstruction National Integrity System Survey' (105 pg, 2.78MB .pdf) - 'Assessing the NSP - The Role of Accountability in Reconstruction' (32pg, 604KB .pdf) - About Tiri

 

Speaking Notes for the Honourable Gordon J. O'Connor, Minister of National Defence, for the January Cross-Country Tour, Halifax, Nova Scotia, 12 Jan 07

 

'Afghanistan: Post-War Governance, Security, and U.S. Policy', Congressional Research Service report RL30588, updated 11 Jan 07 (53 pg, 524KB .pdf)

 

'Securing Tyrants or Fostering Reform? - U.S. Internal Security Assistance to Repressive and Transitioning Regimes', Seth G. Jones, Olga Oliker, Peter Chalk, C. Christine Fair, Rollie Lal, James Dobbins, Rand Corporation report MG-550-OSI, 3 Jan 06 - News Release

 

'Lessons Learned from the Soviet Intervention in Afghanistan:

Implications for Russian Defense Reform', Col. Oleg Kulakov, NATO Defense College paper executive summary, undated 2006 (24KB .pdf)

 

'FAST Update Afghanistan: Semi-Annual Risk Assessment May - Nov 2006', Swiss Peace Foundation report, 22 Dec 06(200KB .pdf)

 

'Afghanistan: Fighting in the south sets off new displacement', Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC) report, 22 Dec 06 (244KB .pdf) - News Release

 

'Honour Among Them', The Economist, 19 Dec 06 - Provides detailed description of Pushtun moral code, and how it works with religious bodies/courts. - Permalink

 

Report on Civilians Shot following Suicide Bombing in Kandahar, United Nations Assistance Mission to Afghanistan (UNAMA), 18 Dec 06 ( 152KB .pdf)

 

'Afghan Public Opinion Amidst Rising Violence', Worldpublicopinion.org, 14 Dec 06 (189KB .pdf) - News Release - List of Questions (45KB .pdf)

 

'Hearts and Minds Campaign in Southern Afghanistan', Senlis Council report, 14 Dec 06

 

'Pakistan's Tribal Areas - Appeasing the Militants', International Crisis Group Asia Report N°125, 11 Dec 06 (3.61MB .pdf) - News Release

 

'Report of the Security Council mission to Afghanistan, 11 to 16 November 2006', S/2006/935, 4 Dec 06 (77KB .pdf)

 

'Interagency Assessment of Afghanistan Police Training and Readiness', Report, Inspectors General of Dep't of State/Dep't of Defence, issued 4 Dec 06 (5.4MB .pdf)

 

NATO Summit Guide, Riga Summit, November 2006 (including background on ISAF, AFG Mission)

English (6.52MB .pdf) - French (5.2MB .pdf)

 

'Afghanistan's Drug Industry - Structure, Functioning, Dynamics, and Implications for Counter-Narcotics Policy', UN Office on Drugs and Crime Report, 28 Nov 06 - Report (2.82MB .pdf)

 

'Free, Quality Education for Every Afghan Child', Oxfam Report, 26 Nov 06 - Oxfam News Release - Report (378KB .pdf)

 

Speaking Notes for the Honourable Gordon J. O'Connor, P.C., M.P., Minister of National Defence for the NATO Parliamentary Association Meeting, Quebec City, Quebec, 17 Nov 06

 

Prepared Text, 'Canada's contribution to the reconstruction process in Afghanistan', Josée Verner, Minister of International Cooperation, Speech to Commons Committee, 16 Nov 06

 

'Afghanistan and the Future of the Alliance' - Bert Koenders (Netherlands), General Rapporteur, NATO Parliamentary Assembly, 15 Nov 06 - News Release

 

'Afghanistan Drug Control: Despite Improved Efforts, Deteriorating Security Threatens Success of U.S. Goals', USA Government Accountability Office, report #GAO-07-78, 15 Nov 06 (5.9MB .pdf) - Abstract

 

'The Current Situation in Iraq and Afghanistan' - Lieutenant General Michael D. Maples, U.S. Army, Director, Defense Intelligence Agency, Statement for the Record, Senate Armed Services Committee, 15 Nov 06 (88KB .pdf) - Alternate link via CIA web page

 

Highlights, Third meeting of the Joint Coordination and Monitoring Board (JCMB), 12 Nov 06 - Benchmarks Report/Update (767KB .pdf)

 

'Afghanistan: Development in Action', UK Department for International Development, 10 Nov 06(1.9MB .pdf)

 

Speaking Notes for the Honourable Gordon J. O'Connor, P.C., M.P., Minister of National Defence, Military Family Resource Centre, Alberta, 9 Nov 06

 

Profile Report:  Afghanistan - United Nations Security Council, 7 Nov 06 (321KB .pdf) - MILNEWS Copy of Report

 

Battle of Panjwaii - Wikipedia battle stub listing, 2 Nov 06

 

'Countering Afghanistan’s Insurgency: No Quick Fixes' - International Crisis Group, Asia Report # 123, 2 Nov 06 (1.7MB .pdf) - Summary

 

'Aid effectiveness in Afghanistan: At a crossroads', Agency Coordinating Body for Afghan Relief (ACBAR), 01 Nov 2006 - Executive Summary - Report (211KB .pdf)

 

'Marching Orders: How Canada abandoned peacekeeping – and why the UN needs us now more than ever' - Council of Canadians, 27 Oct 06 (419KB .pdf)

 

'Losing Hearts and Minds in Afghanistan' - Senlis Council Policy Paper, 24 Oct 06 - Full Report (English) (205KB .pdf) - Full Report (French) (204KB .pdf)

 

UN Security Council Resolution 1707 (2006) - Extends ISAF mandate until October 2007, 12 Oct 06

 

Statement - NATO Parliamentary Assembly, 29 Sept 06

 

News Release - Prime Minister Harper concludes meetings with Afghan President Hamid Karzai, 22 Sept 06

 

Speech by the Prime Minister to the 61st Opening Session of the United Nations General Assembly, 21 Sept 06

 

OSCE Presentation, NATO Supreme Allied Commander Europe 14 Sept 06 (581KB .pdf)

 

Prime Minister Harper's Speech, Anniversary of 9/11, 11 Sept 06

 

'Afghanistan: Post-War Governance, Security, and U.S. Policy' Congressional Research Service report, updated 23 Aug 06 (470KB .pdf)

 

'NATO in Afghanistan: A Test of the Transatlantic Alliance' Congressional Research Service report, 22 Aug 06 (185KB .pdf)

 

'NATO and the Afghan-Pakistani Border' Lionel Beehner, Council on Foreign Relations, 3 Aug 06

 

'Lessons in Terror': Attacks on Education in Afghanistan', Human Rights Watch report, 11 Jul 06 - 1.32MB .pdf version

 

'Provincial Reconstruction Teams in Afghanistsn - An Interagency Assessment', USA Dep't of Def/USAID, June 2006

 

'Canada in Kandahar: No Peace to Keep - A Case Study of the Military Coalitions in Southern Afghanistan' - Senlis Council report, June 2006 (1.7MB .pdf) - News Release - Army.ca Discussion

 

'Kandahar Province and the New Wave of Violence' - Jamestown Foundation Terrorism Monitor, 20 Apr 06

 

'Release of Afghanistan Insurgency Assessment Report:  Signs of Escalating Violence and Instability' Senlis Council Field Note, issued 7 Apr 06 - Report (267KB .pdf)

 

'Canada in Afghanistan', Canadian Coalition to End Global Poverty briefing note, April 2006 (46KB .pdf)

 

'Helmand Province and the Afghan Insurgency' - Waliullah Rahmani, Terorrism Monitor, 23 Mar 06.

 

Congressional Research Report #RL30588, "Afghanistan: Post-War Governance, Security, and U.S. Policy," updated March 17, 2006

 

'Afghanistan National Development Strategy Summary Report - An interim strategy for security, governance, economic growth & poverty reduction', Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, 30 Jan 06

 

'The U.S. Experience with PRTs in Afghanistan: Lessons Identified', US Institute of Peace, Oct 05

 

UN Security Resolution 1623, mandating ISAF role in AFG 13 Sept 05 (27KB .pdf)

 

'PRTs -  Military Relations with International and NGOs in Afghanistan' Michael J. Dziedzic and Colonel Michael K. Seidl, US Institute of Peace, Aug 05

 

'DACAAR’s position on relations to PRTs in Afghanistan' Danish Committee for Aid to Afghan Refugees, Jun 05 (42KB .pdf)

 

'Tackling terrorism:  A bibliography of documents from the NATO library', May 2005 (43KB .pdf)

 

'PRTs in Afghanistan: Successful but not sufficient', Peter Viggo Jakobsen, Danish Institute for International Studies, # 2005:6, Apr 05 - .pdf permalink

 

 

'Afghanistan on the Move', United Nations Development Program, April 2005 (2.92MB .pdf)

 

'AFGHANISTAN : a bibliographical overview', NATO, February 2005 (171KB .pdf)

 

'Briefing:  Helping secure Afghanistan’s future', NATO, January 2005 (3.57MB .pdf) - French (2.12MB .pdf)

 

'Provincial Reconstruction Teams and Humanitarian–Military Relations in Afghanistan,' Save the Children, 2004 (.pdf)

 


 

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