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06-09-2006, 09:11 PM
New from RAND: Options for Transitional Security Capabilities for America (http://www.rand.org/pubs/technical_reports/2006/RAND_TR353.pdf)

Since the end of the Cold War, the United States and other Western powers, freed from the threat of Soviet intervention, have found themselves involved in an increasing number of operations requiring them to establish stability and the rule of law as part of nation-building efforts, and peace enforcement and stability operations. These stability operations often initially require the exercise of executive police powers and efforts to retrain—and in some cases build from scratch—indigenous police forces. Such efforts are typically needed during an interim period, up to the point at which overall conditions are sufficiently stable and the new indigenous police forces are sufficiently prepared to take over full responsibility for police efforts. In other words, stability operations require the United States and its coalition partners to provide transitional law enforcement (TLE) capabilities...

06-10-2006, 02:41 PM
Jed, as usual good stuff,I figured you would find something. I haven't finished reading all of yet but so far hell yes!!!