Provincial Reconstruction Teams and Their Effectiveness on Stability Operations in Afghanistan
36 Pages Posted: 29 Mar 2010 Last revised: 29 Apr 2010
Date Written: April 1, 2010
This report focuses on the Provincial Reconstruction Teams (PRT) in Afghanistan ability to reduce insurgent activity and protect the local populace. PRT units have a bottom-up approach that allows greater flexibility in community oriented objectives, troop levels, and funding request. In addition this analysis will explain the differences across PRT units, and more specifically why American-led units have had more success completing their objectives than their North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) allies.
Keywords: Provincial Reconstruction Teams, PRT, NATO, Afghanistan, Counterinsurgency, Terrorism, Stability Operations, Taliban, Quetta Shura, Haqqani Network, Tehrik-e- Taliban, TTP
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