Winning Hearts and Minds? Examining the Relationship between Aid and Security in Afghanistan’s Helmand Province

Gordon, Stuart
2011-05-03

Afghanistan has been a testing ground for a key aspect of counterinsurgency doctrine, namely that humanitarian and development projects can help to bring or maintain security in strategically important environments, and by “winning hearts and minds” undermine support for radical, insurgent, or terrorist groups. The assumption that aid projects improve security has lead to a sharp increase in overa... read more

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Conflict, Armed (War)
Human security
Afghanistan
Feinstein International Center
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