National Security Network

Reconstruction

Reconstruction

Afghanistan

Security Rapidly Deteriorating Outside Kabul

Report 14 August 2008
The escalating violence in Afghanistan is increasingly encroaching on the capital Kabul, threatening the government and endangering reconstruction efforts.
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Afghanistan

Afghanistan Reconstruction: The Missing Link

Report 17 April 2008
The long-term success of counter-terrorism efforts in Afghanistan means denying the country to Al Qaeda, the Taliban and other extremist groups as a safe haven – which means helping the Afghan government become sufficiently stable, representative and effective that its citizens prefer it to the promises and threats of extremists.
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Afghanistan

Fact Check: Bush Plain Wrong on Afghanistan

Press Release Washington, DC 24 February 2008
Iraq

Measuring the Benchmarks: Reconstruction Projects

Report 9 August 2007
Simply allocating and spending government funds is not a measure of success if those funds have little impact on the daily lives of the people of Iraq.
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