Provincial Reconstruction Teams in Eastern Afghanistan

Kemp, Robert E.
September 2011
Military Review;Sep/Oct2011, Vol. 91 Issue 5, p28
The article discusses provincial reconstruction teams (PRTs) in eastern Afghanistan between 2004 and 2008. The author examines the utility of PRTs regarding governance, diplomacy, and coordination between civilian and military members of the PRTs, as well as the strategic benefits of PRTs. It also explores the challenges PRTs face in the Regional Command-East (RC-East) in Afghanistan. The author offers his views on the successes and failures of the PRTs in the RC-East region.


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