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Salvadoran soldiers patrol the streets of San Salvador, El Salvador

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Discussion Paper - International Security Program, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School

Take the Money and Run

| September 2017

How can the United States best assure its interests abroad when a partner state faces an insurgency? The question has vexed policymakers, military officers, and scholars throughout the Cold War and into the post–9/11 era. When the United States finds its military might turned against itself by insurgents, as in Iraq and Afghanistan, thoughts often turn to the small U.S.-supported counterinsurgency campaign in El Salvador from 1979 to 1992.

- Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School Belfer Center Newsletter

JACQUELINE (JILL) HAZELTON: Does Counterinsurgency as State-building Work?

    Author:
  • Maria Costigan
| Spring 2011

For her dissertation, Jacqueline (Jill) Hazelton, a research fellow with the Belfer Center’s International Security Program, compares two models of counterinsurgency (COIN).