Product Description: Security cooperation is an important instrument of the U.S. government for advancing national security objectives vis-à-vis allies and partner countries. This report characterizes security cooperation mechanisms for capacity-building, produces a detailed database of the mechanism elements, develops and applies a preliminary means of evaluating select mechanisms, and recommends ways to improve mechanism effectiveness and efficiency...read more
Product Description: The U.S. Department of Defense has placed a renewed emphasis on planning for security cooperation with foreign militaries, but it is still in the early stages of developing comprehensive guidance on how to conduct this type of planning...read more
Product Description: The Global Train and Equip ³1206² Program is a multiagency security cooperation program that supports U.S.-led capacity-building activities focused on counter terrorism and stability operations with foreign military partners. Interviews with policymakers and subject-matter experts, combined with a survey of program stakeholders, revealed some challenges and best approaches to establishing an assessment framework for 1206 Program projects...read more
Product Description: The Air Force and other Defense Department entities conduct a host of security cooperation activities with partner air forces. However, there is currently no process for systematically tracking all these programs and activities. This report supplies Air Force planners with more-accessible information about resources for security cooperation, the rules that govern their use, and their application methods...read more
9780833052681 | Rand Corp, September 16, 2011, cover price $34.50 | About this edition: The Air Force and other Defense Department entities conduct a host of security cooperation activities with partner air forces.
Product Description: The U.S. Air Force works to build strong and enduring partnerships with allies and friendly nations, to reinforce their capacity to defend themselves and to work in coalitions, and to ensure U.S. access to foreign territories. This volume evaluates existing Air Force capacity to conduct assessments of its security cooperation programs and describes a framework for improving assessment efforts...read more
Product Description: The nature of recent challenges and the types of missions the U.S. Department of Defense has undertaken highlight the need for it to consider ways to help the military prepare to work with other government agencies, international organizations, private and nongovernmental organizations, and foreign militaries...read more