The Provincial Handbooks provide a concise and contemporary overview on specific provinces in Afghanistan and Pakistan. Based on interviews, field experience, and unclassified information, these guides accelerate the orientation process, helping readers to better think about the challenges and obstacles to the stabilization process.
Each of the books' seven chapters cover core aspects of the province: Overview; Ethnicity, Tribes and Language; Economy; Government and Leadership; Big Issues; International Community and Reconstruction Activities; and Information and Influence. Readers will learn the essentials about each province that they can apply in theater.
Anyone who will be deploying to the region or wants to learn more about the area will benefit from these handbooks. The Provincial Handbooks will enrich readers' knowledge and understanding of the obstacles and threats they will face while operating in the area.