Author Archives: Dr. Raymond A. Millen

Maintaining Stability in International Space

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By Dr. Raymond A. Millen and Travis Bolio Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute The purpose of stability in international orbiting space is to create and sustain an environment for the peaceful pursuit of international interests, namely science, technology, exploration, and … Continue reading

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Establishing Security during Pandemics

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16 July 2020 By Dr. Raymond A. Millen and the PKSOI Team Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute Since pandemics are global by definition, the United States must choose where to intervene when national interests and strategic objectives are threatened. As … Continue reading

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Death by a Thousand Cuts

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Foreword Death by a Thousand Cuts explores the application of national reconciliation programs to undermine insurgencies from within and lay the groundwork for stability in the post-conflict period. Dr. Raymond A. Millen presents three case studies—Malaya, South Vietnam, and Iraq—for … Continue reading

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US Global Stabilization Strategy for the COVID 19 Pandemic

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8 April 2020 By Dr. Raymond A. Millen and the PKSOI Team In the wake of the COVID 19 pandemic, the United States should continue to confirm its global leadership. As a global power and largest contributor of foreign aid … Continue reading

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Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration: A Primer for Military Practitioners

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Disarmament, demobilization, and reintegration (DDR) programs represent a major challenge for practitioners because they require meticulous planning, extensive resources, and an extended period of time. While the US military theoretically possesses the organization, planning capacity, resources, and funding to implement … Continue reading

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Death by a Thousand Cuts

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Death by a Thousand Cuts explores the application of national reconciliation programs to undermine insurgencies from within and lay the groundwork for stability in the post-conflict period. Dr. Raymond A. Millen presents three case studies—Malaya, South Vietnam, and Iraq—for his … Continue reading

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“Bury the Dead, Feed the Living:” The History of Civil Affairs/Military Government in the Mediterranean and European Theaters of Operation during World War II

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Bury the Dead, Feed the Living is more than a history on Civil Affairs; rather, it is a detailed account of how the United States conducted Stability Operations from the shores of Morocco to the mountains of Germany. Dr. Raymond … Continue reading

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Professionalizing Ministerial Advising

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In this study, Professor Raymond Millen has identified a persistent challenge in U.S. efforts to provide effective security cooperation and capacity building with fragile and failing states – the realm of ministerial advising. From his research and analysis, Professor Millen … Continue reading Continue reading

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The Government Assistance Center: A Vehicle for Transitioning to the Host Government

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This monograph proposes the establishment of a new unifying assistance and development organization to help fragile states and is divided into five sections. The first section briefly examines the challenges associated with Whole of Government and Comprehensive approaches as well … Continue reading

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