Identifying and mitigating risks in security sector assistance for Africa's fragile states

This report explores the nature of the risks inherent in U.S. security sector assistance to the fragile states of Africa and how the United States might better anticipate and mitigate these risks. It examines these issues through a review of qualitative and quantitative literature from both the acad...

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Main Author: Watts, Stephen
Corporate Authors: Rand Corporation, Arroyo Center
Format: eBook
Published: Santa Monica, CA RAND [2015]©2015, 2015
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Collection: JSTOR Open Access Books - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • The problem of security sector assistance in Africa
  • Risks of SSA in the fragile states of Africa
  • Improving U.S. security sector assistance processes to mitigate risk
  • Conclusion
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 51-59)