Local Governance and COIN in Eastern Afghanistan 2004-2008

Kemp, Robert E.
January 2011
Military Review;Jan/Feb2011, Vol. 91 Issue 1, p54
The article discusses local governance in the military area of Eastern Afghanistan under the American-led Regional Command-East, focusing on 2004 to 2008. It examines provincial, district, and municipal perspectives and addresses counterinsurgency (COIN) efforts. The author comments on the roles of governors and district governors, reflecting on development projects, security, and corruption. Other topics include the Afghan government's Independent Directorate for Local Governance (IDLG).


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