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The IST is pleased to share with the policy-making, media, academic and other interested communities the cutting edge work of our experts; below are their most recent publications and other works. These publications represent the views of their respective authors, and not necessarily those of the Institute.

On occasion, the Institute will post materials from guest contributors who are not IST experts but who bring specialized or technical approaches that we consider notable for offering creative analyses or solutions to international crises. 

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Bosnia and Herzegovina: Failed State in the Heart of Europe
Author: Guest Contributor on: October/16/2017

A transatlantic product of the IST analyzing the constitutional crisis in and pending collapse of Bosnia and Herzegovina. Drawing ideas from many experts from Europe and the United States, the paper advocates for refreshed US-European leadership that goes beyond the stale and unworkable Dayton agreement architecture.

Employing our Civilian and Military Administrative Systems as Force Multipliers
Author: Guest Contributor on: December/11/2014

The author calls for harnessing our massive military logistical systems to advance economic stabilization objectives during our stability operations.

Stabilization and Counterintelligence Awareness
Author: William Brooke Stallsmith on: September/08/2014

William Brooke Stallsmith tells us that spying and counterintelligence should be serious concerns for any organization involved in international stabilization and transition. Stallsmith worked at the Central Intelligence Agency on economic espionage, counterintelligence, and regional stability in Africa and the Near East.

Alla periferia del mondo
Author: Ugo Trojano on: June/05/2014

At the Periphery of the World chronicles Ugo Trojano's thirty years of professional public service supporting post-conflict stabilization missions in Kosovo, Gaza, Iraq, Mauritania, Chad and other hot spots.

Stability in Afghanistan & Pakistan in the Post-Nato Period: Wither Transatlantic Unity?
Author: Max Primorac on: June/03/2014

This paper examining the impact of Nato's drawdown to zero plan on the stability of Afghanistan and Pakistan was delivered to a June 1-4 conference of US and Europe-based think tank leaders in Italy, sponsored by Germany's Konrad Adenauer Foundation.

International Stabilization Missions & the Media
Author: Max Primorac on: January/30/2014

Presentation delivered in Niamey, Niger at an EU and US Embassy-sponsored conference on "Media & Security Threats"

Resourcing & Shaping US Diplomacy for 21st Century Contingencies
Author: Guest Contributor on: September/15/2013

Pointing to the need for an expeditionary spirit to our future diplomacy...

Bridging the Potomac: How a Rule of Law Field Force Strikes Balance Between Security and Development
Author: Dr. Ellen Klein on: March/02/2013

Dr. Ellen Klein explains in the Small Wars Journal that while counter-insurgency remains the convention, rule of law will be an essential part of the US security missions in post-conflcit and stabilization missions.

Strategy, National Security & Social Change: Exploring an Evolving Security Environment
Author: Dana Eyre, PhD on: December/15/2012
Shaping the Zeitgeist: Influencing social processes as the center of gravity for strategic communications in the 21st century.
Author: Dana Eyre, PhD on: June/15/2012 alternative paradigm to replace or supplement the traditional state-centered security paradigm.

When Mars and Venus Align: The Next Step in Interagency Cooperation
Author: Dr. Ellen Klein on: December/02/2011

In this 2011 article in the Rule of Law Handbook: A Practitioners Guide for Judge Advocates, (pp 268-272), published by the US Army's The Judge Advocates General Legal Center, Dr. Klein takes a look at what remains to be done to enhance rule of law interagency unity of effort.

Handbook for Military Support to Rule of Law and Security Sector Reform
Author: Dr. Ellen Klein on: December/02/2011

Dr. Klein is a Contrbutor to this seminal handbook on military support to Ruel of Law and Security Sector refrom efforts, published by the United States Joint Forces Command.

Developing Provincial Reconstruction Teams in Iraq: Case Study in (delayed) Interageny Coordination
Author: Mike Caples on: April/22/2009

In this case study submitted to the US Army War College, Col. Mike Caples examines the complex interagency coordination process involved in its development and rollout.

Opportunita per l'Italia della Riforma ONU del Peace-Keeping
Author: Ugo Trojano on: August/20/2007
UNMIK: Il Ruolo dell ONU in Kosovo
Author: Ugo Trojano on: March/31/2007
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