Dr. Gerald Meyerle
Dr. Gerald Meyerle is a Research Analyst in CNA’s Stability and Development Program. He has published articles on the insurgency in Kashmir, the Pakistan military, and the Pakistan-Afghan border areas. He worked with a U.S. Provincial Reconstruction Team in northeastern Afghanistan in early 2008 where he studied insurgent infiltration over the border with Pakistan, among other things. Before coming to CNA, Dr. Meyerle was an adjunct professor at the University of Virginia where he taught courses on terrorism and guerrilla warfare. He has done over a year’s worth of fieldwork in India, Pakistan, and Kashmir, and speaks Urdu, Pakistan’s national language. Dr. Meyerle holds a Ph.D. in political science from the University of Virginia.
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SSI books and monographs by Dr. Gerald Meyerle
March 25, 2009
Authored by Dr. Carter Malkasian, Dr. Gerald Meyerle.
Provincial reconstruction teams (PRTs, along with civilian development agencies, including the U.S. Agency for International Development, numerous nongovernmental organizations, and the Afghan government’s National Solidarity Program, are one of several organizations working on reconstruction in Afghanistan. Perhaps unsurprisingly, something of a debate has emerged over whether PRTs are needed.