Principles for Stability Operations and State-Building
Publication Date: March 2008
Publisher(s): Heritage Foundation (Washington, D.C.)
Author(s): James Jay Carafano
Series: Heritage Lecture
Keywords: National security; post-conflict planning; principles of purpose; principles of process
Coverage: United States
Historically, the United States has done very poor job of post-conflict planning before and during conflicts. In order to be successful in a post-conflict setting there must be a sound doctrine based on principles of process, principles of purpose, and principles of peace.