law and order
Law and Order: Establishing security after major combat should be the most immediate concern of policymakers. Failure can undermine the
strength of the central government, undercut efforts to reconstruct
other sectors such as infrastructure, and ultimately threaten countries
According to RAND publication, Establishing internal security after major combat should be the most immediate and important concern of policymakers.
George Tanham, associate director for counterinsurgency for the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) in South Vietnam and special assistant for counterinsurgency to the U.S. ambassador in Thailand, argued in the 1960s: “Strange as it may seem, the military victory is
the easiest part of the struggle.
After this has been attained, the real
challenge begins: the reestablishment of a secure environment opens a
new opportunity for nation building