Accession Number:

ADA568436

Title:

SMART TOOLS: Integrating Security Cooperation and Foreign Assistance in a Period of Constrained Resources

Descriptive Note:

Civilian Research Paper

Corporate Author:

JOHN F KENNEDY SCHOOL OF GOVERNMENT CAMBRIDGE MA

Report Date:

2012-05-15

Pagination or Media Count:

102.0

Abstract:

The purpose of this research project is to demonstrate why integrated and focused approaches to Department of Defense DoD lead security cooperation efforts and Department of State DoS U.S Agency for International Development USAID foreign assistance programs are required to increase effectiveness and efficiency in a period of constrained resources. Research methodologies include review and analysis of national strategies, department and agency policies, doctrine, and reports, as well as independent studies and articles. Research findings demonstrate a greater need for formal interagency integration and continuous international engagement through combined security cooperation and foreign assistance efforts.

Subject Categories:

  • Defense Systems

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE