Includes bibliographical references (pages 45-59).
Introduction -- Background -- Building the rule of law -- Building a democratic framework -- Protecting human rights and building society -- Recommendations.
"In the wake of the 2001 invasion, Afghanistan is a cautionary tale about underfunded, underplanned, and undercoordinated development agendas. Derived from extensive fieldwork, numerous interviews, and desk research into primary and secondary sources, this report examines the successes and failures in Afghan reconstruction over fifteen years to suggest ways to consolidate gains in rule of law, human rights, and good governance over the long term"--Publisher's web site.
Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (USIP, viewed September 8, 2017).