> Vol. 1, No 3. 2010 > Weak States and Security Assistance

Derek S. Reveron
Weak States and Security Assistance

11 2010
Given the large number of U.S. forces deployed around the world and the casualties sustained in Iraq and Afghanistan, it is easy to miss that the Services do much more than 
engage in combat. On any given day, military engineers dig wells in East Africa, medical personnel provide vaccinations in Latin America, and special operations forces (SOF) mentor 
militaries in Southeast Asia.