Stuart Gordon is a research ellow o the International Security andGlobal Health Security Programs at the Royal Institute o InternationalAairs, Chatham House, London.
While responsibility or any errors in interpretation and analysis remainthe responsibility o the author, thanks are particularly due to AndrewWilder, Paul Fishstein, Amanda Gordon, Rory Donohoe, MarlinHardinger, Bjorn Muller-Wille, Sean McKnight, Francis Toase,Deborah Palmer, Assadullah Waa, Haji Pir Mohammad, HajiMohammed Khan, Ghulam Jelani Popal, Haji Kaduz, Haji Zaher,Abdul Mana Khan, Said Ali Shah, Mullah Daoud, Said Dur Ali Shah,Haji Mana, Major General Andrew Mackay, Colonel Stuart Sessions,Dan Jarman, Kim Kristensen, Peter Marsden, and Neil Cox. Thanksare also due to those who spoke on condition o anonymity.
Funding or the research was provided by the Swedish InternationalDevelopment Cooperation Agency (SIDA), the Royal NorwegianMinistry o Foreign Aairs, AusAID, and Aghanistan Research andEvaluation Unit (AREU).
US military personnel treats Aghan girl or burns duringCivil Aairs Group patrolPhoto: U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sta Sgt. William Greeson/Released
This case study represents the views o the author and not those o the individuals interviewed, the UK government, or its ministries.