Armed Diplomats – State and Stability Operations Collide

John Burgess and I have written a piece for TCS Daily that has just been published under the title, “Armed Diplomats? When State and Stability Operations Collide.” It looks at the difficulties of integrating the enormous skills available within the State Department into hazardous national reconstruction missions such as that underway in Iraq.

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James Joyner is Professor and Department Head of Security Studies at Marine Corps University's Command and Staff College and a nonresident senior fellow at the Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security at the Atlantic Council. He's a former Army officer and Desert Storm vet. Views expressed here are his own. Follow James on Twitter @DrJJoyner.