Counterinsurgency and Certain Legal Aspects: A Snapshot of Afghanistan
Civil-Military Occasional Papers, No. 5, 2011
41 Pages Posted: 25 Jul 2012
Date Written: July 24, 2012
This paper provides a snapshot of certain legal aspects of the civilian-military counterinsurgency campaign being conducted in Afghanistan by Coalition Forces in partnership with Afghan National Security Forces, together with civilian representatives of bodies such as the Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, contributing government and regional organizations, and non-government and international organizations The snapshot is taken in May 2011. These legal aspects relate to the Rule of Law Field Force-Afghanistan, the Afghan Local Police program, and the ISAF detention.
Keywords: Afghanistan, counterinsurgency, rule of law field force, Afghan Local Police, ISAF detention
JEL Classification: K19, K33, K39
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