Defense Institution Building in the U.S. Context

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This article aims to provide readers, especially those outside the U.S. Defense establishment, with an overview of U.S. Defense Institution Capacity Building (DIB), including its origins, key developments in the past decade, what it means in the U.S. context, who is responsible for its planning and implementation, why the U.S. undertakes DIB, some of the challenges U.S. DIB practitioners have faced to date, and finally a look at where DIB can be improved in the future.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)23
Number of pages38
JournalConnections: The Quarterly Journal
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 1 Nov 2018


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