The authors set out to answer to the following key research questions:
- What kinds of planning and assessment, monitoring, and evaluation (AME) processes and practices are being conducted inside and outside the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) that are relevant to security cooperation? What are their strengths and weaknesses?
- How can AME methods be applied, integrated, and implemented by major security cooperation organizations so that they conform as closely as possible to analytic best practices and existing DoD policies, plans, and processes?
At the end of the research paper, they lay out their key findings and a set of useful recommendations.
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