Connections vol.12, no.2, Spring 2013

The Spring 2013 issue addresses potential roles of Central Asian states post-2104; the topics of strategic communication; asymmetric warfare as seen by deployed military personnel; the roles of armed forces in civil security, with details on the experience of Italy; NATO's energy security policy and developments in the Caspian; the evolution of balistic missile defense in Poland. It presents a GAO report on US and NATO efforts to assist Afghan security forces.