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​1. Q. What does ADP 3-07 Cover?
A: Stability

2. Q. What are the 5 Stability Tasks?
A: Establish Civil Security; Establish Civil Control; Restore Essential Services; Support to Governance; Support to Economic and Infrastructure Development

3. Q. What are the 5 Joint Stability Functions?
A: Security; Rule of Law; Humanitarian Assistance; Governance and Participation; Economic Stabilization and Infrastructure

4. Q. What are the 5 End State Goals for Stability?
A: Safe and Secure Environment; Established Rule of Law; Social Well Being; Stable Governance; Sustainable Economy

5. Q. Stability Operations must be founded on what 4 Principles?
A: Conflict Transformation; Unity of Effort; Legitimacy and Host Nation Ownership; Building Partner capacity 

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​6. Q. What is the Intent of Stability?
A: to create a condition so the local populace regards the situation as legitimate, acceptable, and predictable

7. Q. What are Factors that create Instability?
A: decreased support for the government; increased support for anti-government elements; undermining of the
normal functioning of society 

8. Q. What is Stabilization?
A: a process in which personnel identify and mitigate underlying sources of instability to establish the conditions for long-term stability​​​​​


9. Q. What are the 4 principles that lay the foundation for long-term stability?

A: Conflict Transformation; Unity of Effort; Legitimacy and host-nation ownership; Building Partner Capacity


10. Q. What is the Goal of Conflict transformation?

A: focuses on converting the dynamics of conflict into processes for constructive, positive change


11. Q. What is Unity of Effort?

A: the coordination and cooperation toward common objectives, even if the participants are not necessarily part of the same command or organization—the product of successful unified action


12. Q. What does using whole-of-government approach enable?

A: achieving a balance of resources, capabilities, and activities that reinforces progress made by one of the instruments of national power while fostering success among the others


13. Q. What is the Goal of A Comprehensive Approach?

A: to integrate the cooperative efforts of the departments and agencies of the USG, partners, and private sector entities to achieve unity of effort toward a shared goal


14. Q. What is Legitimacy?

A: a condition based upon the perception by specific audiences of the legality, morality, or rightness of a set of actions, and of the propriety of the authority of the individuals or organizations in taking them


15. Q. What are the 4 Factors for Successful Legitimacy?

A: mandate, manner, consent, and expectation


16. Q. Describe the Factor of Mandate.

A: the perceived legitimacy of the mandate that establishes the authority of the host nation


17. Q. Describe the Factor of Manner.

A: the perceived legitimacy in which those exercising the mandate conduct themselves, both individually and collectively


18. Q. Describe the Factor of Consent.

A: the extent to which factions, local populations, neighboring states, the international community and others consent to, comply with, or resist the authority of those exercising the mandate. Consent, or its absence, may range from active resistance to freely given support


19. Q. Describe the Factor of Expectation.
A: the extent to which those exercising the mandate manage or meet the expectations and aspirations of factions, local  populations, and others


20. Q. What is Building Partner Capacity?

A: the outcome of comprehensive interorganizational activities, programs, and engagements that enhance the ability of partners for security, rule of law, essential services, governance, economic development, and other critical government functions


21. Q. What is a Fragile State?

A: a country that suffers from institutional weaknesses serious enough to threaten the stability of the central government


22. Q. What is a Safe and Secure Environment?

A: one in which the population has the freedom to pursue daily activities without fear of politically motivated, persistent, or large-scale violence


23. Q. Why is a Safe and Secure Environment Important to Mission Success?

A: it is essential for implementing the diplomatic, economic, and informational programs that target the sources of conflict and instability 


24. Q. What is Established Rule of Law?

A: the condition in which all individuals and institutions, public and private, and the state itself are accountable to the law


25. Q. What is Social Well Being?

A: the condition in which the population believes its basic human needs are met and people coexist peacefully


26. Q. What are Examples of Social Well Being?

A: equal access to and delivery of basic needs services (water, food, shelter, and health services),  primary and secondary education, the return or resettlement of those displaced by violent conflict, and the restoration of social fabric and community life


27. Q. What is Governance?

A: the state’s ability to serve the citizens through the rules, processes, and behavior by which interests are articulated, resources are managed, and power is exercised in a society


28. Q. What is Stable Governance?

A: a condition where the state has a sustainable political structure that permits the peaceful resolution of internal contests for power, government officials are held accountable, popular participation is guaranteed, and the population views the state as legitimate


29. Q. What is a Sustainable Economy?

A: one in which the population can pursue opportunities for livelihoods within a predictable system of economic governance bound by law


30. Q. During what Phase of Operations should Stability be used?

A: Offense, Defense and Stability should be used simultaneously


31. Q. When would Stability task receive the most Focus?

A: After achieving major combat objectives in major operations and campaigns; During a Post-Conflict Environment


32. Q. What is the first thing that Commanders must do to prepare for Stability?

A: identify these sources of instability, which if not addressed often lead to violence 


33. Q. What does the Success of Stability Tasks Depend on to be successful?

A: depends on military forces seizing, retaining, and exploiting the initiative to anticipate sources of instability and acting positively in support of a comprehensive approach


34. Q. What do Tenets of unified land operations and the stability tasks in decisive action consist of?

A: flexibility, integration, adaptability, depth, synchronization, and lethality


35. Q. What are the Minimum Essential Stability Tasks that the Army can provide when the Host Nation is unable to?
A: minimal levels of security, food, water, shelter, and medical treatment 


36. Q. What agency coordinates U.S. Government efforts in stability operations?

A: The Department of State (DOS) 


37. Q. What is Stability Operations?

A: an overarching term encompassing various military missions, tasks, and activities conducted outside the United States in coordination with other instruments of national power to maintain or reestablish a safe and secure Environment, provide essential governmental services, emergency infrastructure reconstruction, and humanitarian relief (JP 3-0). Joint doctrine has established five joint stability functions


38. Q. What is the Goal of Establishing Civil Security?

A: providing for the safety of the host nation and its population, including protection from internal and external threats. Establishing civil security provides needed space for host-nation and civil agencies and organizations to work toward sustained peace


39. Q. What is the purpose of Establishing civil control?

A: it supports efforts to institute rule of law and stable, effective governance


40. Q. What is the Rule of Law sector?

A: the domain of the police and other law enforcement agencies, courts, prosecution services, and prisons 


41. Q. When do basic functions of local governance generally stop?

A: during conflict and other disasters 


42. Q. What are signs of Economic Stress?

A: rapid increases in inflation, uncontrolled escalation of public debt, and a general decline in the host nation’s ability to provide for the well-being of its people


43. Q. What is Planning?

A: the art and science of understanding a situation, envisioning a desired future, and laying out effective ways of bringing that future about


44. Q. What 4 things should Commanders and Staff do when Planning for Stability?

A: Recognize complexity; Balance resources, capabilities, and activities; Recognize planning horizons; Avoid planning pitfalls


45. Q. What is a Line of Effort?

A: a line that links multiple tasks using the logic of purpose rather than geographical reference to focus efforts toward establishing operational and strategic conditions


46. Q. What is a Decisive Point?

A: geographic place, specific key event, critical factor, or function that, when acted upon, allows commanders to gain a marked advantage over an adversary or contribute materially to achieving success


47. Q. What are some Examples of a Decisive Point?

A: Securing national borders; Repairing a vital water treatment facility; Obtaining the political support from key tribal leaders for a transitional authority; Establishing a training academy for national security forces 


48. Q. What is Stability Mechanisms?

A: the primary method through which friendly forces affect civilians in order to attain conditions that support establishing a lasting, stable peace


49. Q. What is Defeat Mechanism?

A: the method through which friendly forces accomplish their mission against enemy opposition 


50. Q. What are the 4 Defeat Mechanisms?

A: destroy,dislocate, disintegrate, and isolate


51. Q. What is Assessment?

A: the determination of the progress toward accomplishing a task, creating an effect, or achieving an objective


52. Q. What are the 3 measuring tools to assist a Commander with Assessments?

A: measures of performance, measures of effectiveness, and indicators 


53. Q. What does Measure of Performance achieve?

A: assess proper completion of assigned tasks


54. Q. What does Measure of Effectiveness achieve?

A: assess progress toward changing the state of an operational environment envisioned in the commander’s intent


55. Q. What are Indicators?

A: subordinate measures that provide insight into measures of effectiveness and measures of performance


56. Q. What does District Stability Framework accomplish?

A: assists planners in identifying and mitigating source of instability. Because of the uniqueness of the stability environment, the interagency District Stability Framework was designed to identify and mitigate source of instability


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