CIMIC Forges Growing Role in High-intensity Operations



Helen Winsor
06/16/2010

Civil-Military Co-operation (CIMIC)support for high-intensity operations, stability initiatives and reconstruction efforts in areas where threat persists, such as Afghanistan, Iraq and Iran, is increasing. CIMIC, the military function through which commanders link to civilian agencies active in a theatre of operations, has been a part of NATO doctrine since the mid-1990s in response to lessons learned in Bosnia and Herzegovina and Kosovo. The three core functions of CIMIC are involvement in...
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