THE “GLOBAL WAR ON TERRORISM,”
“CAPACITY BUILDING,” HUMANITARIANISM,
AND THE FUTURE OF U.S. SECURITY POLICY
Robert G. Berschinski
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The author would like to thank Dr. Steven Metz, Dr. Andrew
Terrill, Colonel Sue Ann Sandusky, and Lieutenant Colonel
Michael Marra for their support and insight in making this
project a reality. He would also like to thank Captain Jon Beach,
Eden Knudsen, Alexis Arieff, and Eliot Pence for their invaluable
comments and suggestions during the writing process. All
remaining shortcomings are strictly those of the author and persist
in spite of the best efforts of those mentioned above. The author is
indebted to International Security Studies at Yale University and
the Arthur Vining Davis Foundation for their financial support.
This monograph is dedicated to Daniel Berschinski and other
strategic lieutenants across the globe.
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