US Army War College

Michael J. Eisenstadt and Kenneth M. Pollack – “Training Better Arab Armies”

Released 25 September 2020.

US security force assistance missions to Arab partner states have had limited success, due in part to a tendency to impose American doctrine, which embodies American cultural values and norms, on Arab armed forces. Accordingly, US security force assistance missions should train Arab partners to fight in a manner better suited to their own cultural preferences and operational requirements. Click here for the article.