TITLE

Measuring Economic Development in a COIN Environment

AUTHOR(S)
Blacker, Nancy E.; Kim, Charlie H.
PUB. DATE
November 2010
SOURCE
Military Review;Nov/Dec2010, Vol. 90 Issue 6, p11
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on efforts by the U.S. Army to measure economic development in Iraq since the beginning of the Iraq War in 2003. It presents an overview of the data collection plan Operations, Targeting, and Effects Synchronization (OTES) and examines difficulties associated with gathering reliable economic data during the U.S.-led counterinsurgency (COIN) campaign. Other topics include the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), pollster training, and interagency cooperation.
ACCESSION #
56676314

 

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