Journal of International Peace Operations

Articles from Vol. 8, No. 3, November/December

A West African Time Bomb
Islamic Jihadists Establish an AI- Qaeda Franchise in Northern MaliISLAMIC JIHADISTS affiliated with AQIM, the AI-Qaeda franchise in North Africa and the Sahel region, are in control of northern Mali. Their intention is to spread their control to the...
Ending Human Trafficking in U.S. Government Contracts
Implications for Federal ContractorsON SEPTEMBER 25, 2012, President Barack Obama signed an executive order designed to end human trafficking among government contractors overseas. This order, Strengthening Protections Against Trafficking in Persons...
Evolutions in Security Sector Reform
Training A New Generation for Sustainable StabilityLong term stability in any context is majorly impacted by the strength of the security sector- criminal justice systems including national armies, police, correctional facilities, and public access to...
Isoa Annual Summit
HE 2012 ISOA ANNUAL SUMMIT was held in mid-October at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., bringing together experts and practitioners in the stability operations, development, and foreign policy fields to discuss lessons learned and challenges...
Member News Board
ISOA Member News from September - October 2012BAE Systems Inc. was awarded a contract to reset up to 146 Bradley Fighting Vehicles.CH2M Hill, Inc. was awarded a contract for the design and construction of an advanced water treatment plant and conveyance...
Mentoring with the Goal of Sustainability
Lessons from Afghan National Army TrainingIN AN EFFORT to promote long-term stability in a failed or failing state, many stability operations companies provide services that involve training and advising foreign counterparts. Even for the companies with...
Mogadishu to Manhattan
Achieving Stability After DisasterALTHOUGH the Stability Operations Industry is best known for the services it provides in support of international operations in places like Afghanistan, Somalia, the DR Congo and East Timor, our industry provides invaluable...
Police Training in an Evolving United Nations
A Conversation with Mark KroekerISOA Editorial TeamMark Kroeker is Senior Vice President for Justice and Rule of Law at PAE. Following thirty two years of service in the LAPD, Mark served as Deputy Commissioner of the International Police Task Force...
Post-Conflict Law and Order
Short Takes from a Recent Stimson StudyOVER THE LAST DECADE OR SO, the UN Security Council has issued increasingly complex peace operation mandates for police support and development, assisting restoration of criminal justice systems, and advisory support...
Reaching the Summit
A Bi-Monthly Review of ISOA's Activities: September & OctoberFALL IS A TIME OF CHANGE. Leaves turn yellow and trees become bare. Students return to school. Congress comes back in to session. At ISOA, we hold the Annual Summit. And this year, it was...
Sandhurst in the Sand
Bringing British Training to AfghanistanNO OFFICER CADET who has graduated from the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst (RMAS) in the United Kingdom forgets his or her time at RMAS. Sandhurst creates, in the words of Sir Arthur Bryant, the noted British...
Strategy, National Security, and Social Change
Exploring an Evolving Security EnvironmentTHE CHALLENGEIn the decades since the fall of the Soviet Union (a relatively recent event that seems as lost in the mists of time as the Middle Ages) and particularly since 9/11 there has been substantial public,...