By Jefferson P. Marquis, Richard E. Darilek, Jasen J. Castillo, Cathryn Quantic Thurston, Anny Wong

This record provides a framework for assessing U.S. military overseas actions (AIA). It additionally offers a matrix of 8 AIA ends, derived from top-level nationwide and military information, and 8 AIA methods, which summarize a number of the features inherent in AIA courses. additionally, the file describes the recent on-line AIA wisdom Sharing method (AIAKSS) that's getting used to solicit programmatic and review info from AIA officers within the Army's significant instructions.

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14 Pollanen and Young (2001, pp. 10–11). S. 16 Because of these potential obstacles, performance measurement must be viewed as a process in need of monitoring and refinement. S. (1997, p. 158). See also Fitzgerald and Bringham (2001, p. 22). General Accounting Office (1997). 1 indicates, once the initial measurement framework has been established and data have been collected, responsible officials should periodically review the process, forward and backward, to address any gaps and disparities that may have arisen.

Has end been achieved? 2. If not, are we measuring the end correctly? 3. If so, what are the impediments to achieving the end? S. Army International Activities compliance with laws and regulations. 17 Despite such limitations, however, performance measurement can improve program management and operations by revealing process gaps and inefficiencies and highlighting opportunities to achieve organizational goals with available resources. The Way Forward With the foregoing principles in mind, we set out to help HQDA devise its own security cooperation measurement system.

We relate each end to our broad discussion of the general aims of security cooperation. Our ends emphasize increasing either American military capabilities, those of partners or allies, or both, or changing the beliefs or intentions of allied or partner nations. S. military will receive access to foreign bases, logistical support, or overflight rights. The end calls for access during peacetime as well as during crises. Access permits the United States to project its military power to defend allies and conduct humanitarian operations.

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