This book contains the following contributions: Foreword by H.R. McMaster; Introduction by Michael Miklaucic; "Part 1: Case Studies from Conflict" contains the following chapters: (1): "Criminal Patronage Networks and the Struggle to Rebuild the Afghan State" by Carl Forsberg and Tim Sullivan; (2): "Jaish al-Mahdi in Iraq" by Phil Williams and Dan Bisbee; (3): "Haiti: The Gants of Cité Soleil" by D.C. (David) Beer; (4): "Liberia: Durable Illicit Power Structures" by William Reno; (5) "Traffickers and Truckers: Illicit Afghan and Pakistani Power Structures with a Shadowy but Influential Role" by Gretchen Peters; (6): "Colombia and the FARC: From Military Victory to Ambivalent Political Reintegration?" by Carlos Ospina; (7): "The Philippines: The Moro Islamic Liberation Front - A Pragmatic Power Structure?" by Joseph Franco; (8): "Sierra Leone: The Revolutionary United Front" by Ismail Rashid; and (9): "Sri Lanka: State Response to the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam as an Illicit Power Structure" by Thomas A. Marks and Tej Pratap Signh Brar; "Part 2: Confronting Illicit Power - Understanding Enablers, Ours and Theirs" contains the following chapters: (10): "It Takes a Thief to Catch a Thief: Illicit Power and the Intelligence Challenge" by Michelle Hughes; (11) "Weapons Trafficking and the Odessa Network: How One Small Think Tank was Able to Unpack One Very Big Problem, and the Lessons It Teaches Us" by David E. A. Johnson; (12): "Financial Tools and Sanctions: Following the Money and the Joumaa Web" by Robert ("J.R.") McBrien; and (13): "Recruitment and Radicalization: The Role of Social Media and New Technology" by Maeghin Alarid; "Part 3: Licit Transitions - Building Institutions and Strengthening Capacity for Success" contains the following chapters: (14): "Make it Matter: Ten Rules for Institutional Development that Works" by Mark Kroeker; (15): "The Hitchhikers Guide to Intelligence-Led Policing" by Clifford Aims; (16): "Security Sector Reconstruction in Post-Conflict: The Lessons from Timor-Leste" by Deniz Kocak; and (17): "A Granular Approach to Combating Corruption and Illicit Power Structures" by Scott N. Carlson; and the Conclusion "What Should We Have Learned by Now? Enduring Lessons from Thirty Years of Conflict and Transition" by Michele Hughes.
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Huges, Michelle A. (Ed.) and Miklaucic, Michael (Ed.). Impunity: Countering Illicit Power in War and Transition