Paul Fishstein

FIC Publications

Winning Hearts and Minds in Uruzgan Province
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By Paul Fishstein | August 2012

Research in Uruzgan suggests that insecurity is largely the result of the failure of governance, which has exacerbated traditional tribal rivalries. While respondents within the international military did report some…

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Winning Hearts and Minds? Examing the Relationship between Aid and Security in Afghanistan
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By Paul Fishstein, Andrew Wilder | January 2012

This paper by Paul Fishstein and Andrew Wilder presents findings from research conducted by FIC in five provinces of Afghanistan between July 2008 and January 2010 on the relationship between…

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Winning Hearts and Minds? Examining the Relationship between Aid and Security in Afghanistan's Balkh Province
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By Paul Fishstein | November 2010

Afghanistan has been a testing ground for a key aspect of counterinsurgency doctrine, namely that humanitarian and development projects can help to bring or maintain security in strategically important environments,…

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