Publications

Religious/Ethnic Composition of Diyala Province

December 9, 2009 - Institute for the Study of War

The Religious and Ethnic Composition of the Diyala Province

An Army Takes Time to Build (New York Times)

December 8, 2009 -

ISW Managing Director, James Danly, writes an opinion editorial in the New York Times regarding the dedication and time it took to build the Iraqi Army.

"Assessing the Afghan Surge" (Council on Foreign Relations)

December 2, 2009 -

ISW President Kimberly Kagan joined 4 other experts to offer analysis on President Obama's speech at West Point Military Academy.

Grow the ANSF

December 1, 2009 - LTG James M. Dubik (U.S. Army, Ret.)

Given the fact that President Obama seems concerned about how to reduce U.S. presence in Afghanistan after a surge, expanding the quality and quantity of the Afghan forces ought to be a priority.

"In Afghanistan, Real Leverage Starts With Real Troops" (The Washington Post)

December 1, 2009 - Kimberly Kagan

In Afghanistan, Real Leverage Starts With More Troops

 

By Kimberly Kagan and Frederick W. Kagan, The Washington Post, November 27, 2009

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Kandahar City

December 1, 2009 - Institute for the Study of War

Kandahar City, Afghanistan

For more information on Kandahar City,  Afghanistan, see Afghanistan Report 3: The Taliban's Campaign for Kandahar, by Carl Forsberg.

Central Kandahar Province

December 1, 2009 - Institute for the Study of War

The Central Kandahar Province, Afghanistan

For more information on the Central Kandahar Province, see Afghanistan Report 3: The Taliban's Campaign for Kandahar, by Carl Forsberg.

Zhari and Panjwai

December 1, 2009 - Institute for the Study of War

For more information on the Zhari and Panjwai districts in Afghanistan, see Afghanistan Report #3: The Taliban's Campaign for Kandahar, by Carl Forsberg.

Northern Kandahar Province

December 1, 2009 - Institute for the Study of War

Northern Kandahar Province, Afghanistan

For more information on the Northern Kandahar Province, see Afghanistan Report 3: The Taliban's Campaign for Kandahar, by Carl Forsberg.

The Taliban's Campaign for Kandahar

December 1, 2009 -

This paper describes the Taliban’s multi-year campaign to exert control over Kandahar City.

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