"Welcome to the January 2013 edition of the Stability Operations Lessons Learned and Information Management System (SOLLIMS) Lessons Learned 'Sampler' -- Protection of Civilians. The general structure of the 'Sampler' includes an Introduction that provides an operational or doctrinal perspective for the content, the Sampler 'Quick Look' that provides a short description of the topics included within the Sampler and a link to the full text, the primary, topic-focused Stability Operations (SO)-related Lessons Learned report, and links to additional reports and other references that are either related to the 'focus' topic or that address current, real-world, SO-related challenges. This lessons-learned compendium contains just a sample -- thus the title of 'Sampler' -- of the observations, insights, and lessons related to Protection of Civilians available in the SOLLIMS data repository. These lessons are worth sharing with military commanders and their staffs, as well as civilian practitioners with a Stability Operations-related mission / function -- those currently deployed into conflict environments, those planning to deploy, the institutional Army, policy makers, and other international civilian and military leaders at the national and theater level."
SOLLIMS Sampler Volume 4, Issue 1
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