Security Cooperation Organizations in the Country Team
Options for Success
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Security assistance and security cooperation are interrelated missions that rely on military staffs in U.S. embassies in partner countries. In countries threatened by insecurity or instability, actions may be required that are not easily accomplished under current systems. This report examines three options for improving current approaches to security assistance and cooperation. They range from changes in current practices to options requiring new policies, procedures, organizations, or authorities.
Table of Contents
Understanding the Challenges of Security Cooperation Coordination
Option A: Improve Efficiency
Option B: Increase Flexibility
Option C: Shape and Assist
Findings and Implications
Overview of Army Security Cooperation Programs and Authorities
What Factors Influence the Shape and Assist (Option C) Mission?
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