A topographical map of Afghanistan and its neighbors that show major roads, cities, and tributaries.
"Yes, We Can. In the 'graveyard of empires' we are fighting a war we can win" in the Weekly StandardMarch 23, 2009 - Kimberly Kagan
If you believe the headlines, Afghanistan is "the graveyard of empires," a "quagmire" and a "fiasco," the place where President Barack Obama will meet his "Vietnam."
Since I’ve been back from Iraq (after a tour as commanding general of the Multi-National Security Transition Command-Iraq from June 2007 to July 2008), one of the questions I’m asked most often is: “What was the thing that made the surge work?”
Kimberly and Frederick Kagan's published an op-ed article in the Wall Street Journal on the Iraq's recent Provincial Elections.
Maliki and the Iraqi Islamic Party (IIP) face-off in the run up to the Provincial Elections in Diyala Province.
On January 31, 2009, fourteen of Iraq’s eighteen provinces will hold provincial elections. This fact sheet provides information on the upcoming Provincial Elections.
The Sadrist Movement has steadily fragmented as a result of the Surge, competition among internal factions, and Prime Minister Maliki’s consolidation of power.