CIMIC and Reconstruction with J.J. Messner, IPOA




J.J. Messner is Director of IPOA–the Association of the Stability Operations Industry–and the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of International Peace Operations. He speaks to us about the group's recent operations in Haiti and Afghanistan, the core challenges in coordinating reconstruction efforts, and responds to criticism from some public quarters on the perceived conflict of interests in the private contractor field.