Dr. Jack

I thought I'd share a summary from today's National Military Academy of Afghanistan Graduation Ceremony for Class 1389 (solar year) where President Hamid Karzai publicly announced the way forward...

The status of the new Iraqi Armed Forces (IAF) is clearly outlined in Article 9 of the Iraqi Constitution, which states that the Armed Forces shall be "subject to the control of the civilian...

One of the key areas to build security capacity in Iraq is the development, training, equipping, and sustaining of the police forces under the Ministry of Interior. The mission of the Ministry of...

The transition of security to Iraqi control and responsibility involves much more than merely building units and transferring equipment; the process includes building ministerial capacity for...

The recent Joint Center for International Security Force Assistance (JCISFA) Symposium at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas (29-31 Jan 2008) addressed the issue of Security Force Assistance and the way...