Publications

Operation Panther's Claw - Part One

October 9, 2009 - Institute for the Study of War

Phase One of Operation Panther's Claw: Helmand Province: June, 2009

For a detailed account of Operation Panther's Claw, see ISW's Afghanistan Report 2: Securing Helmand by Jeffrey A. Dressler.

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U.S. Marine Corps Operation Eastern Resolve II

October 9, 2009 - Institute for the Study of War

USMC Operation Eastern Resolve II: Helmand Province, Afghanistan: August, 2009

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Southern Helmand Province, Afghanistan

October 9, 2009 - Institute for the Study of War

A map of southern Helmand Province, Afghanistan.


Central Helmand Province, Afghanistan

October 9, 2009 - Institute for the Study of War

ISW has released a new set of maps from our latest report on Helmand Province, Afghanistan. The maps can be viewed in high resolution and downloaded to your computer.

Northern Helmand Province, Afghanistan

October 9, 2009 - Institute for the Study of War

A map of northern Helmand Province, Afghanistan.

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Helmand Province, Afghanistan

October 9, 2009 - Institute for the Study of War

A map of Helmand Province, Afghanistan and its neighbors.

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"Afghanistan, Eight Years On" by Jeffrey A. Dressler (RCW Blog)

October 7, 2009 -

Eight years on, the Obama administration is reconsidering first principles for the war effort, despite articulating its goals for the region earlier this year.

"Don't Go Wobbly on Afghanistan" (The Weekly Standard)

October 5, 2009 - Kimberly Kagan

Don't Go Wobbly on Afghanistan

President Obama was right in March.

The Weekly Standard, By Frederick W. Kagan and Kimberly Kagan, October 12, 2009

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"Don't Believe That We Can Afford to Lose" (The New York Times)

October 5, 2009 - Kimberly Kagan

Don't Believe That We Can Afford to Lose

10 Steps to Victory in Afghanistan

 The New York Times, By Kimberly Kagan and Frederick W. Kagan, October 3, 2009

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Red Teaming Afghanistan: How Will the Enemy Respond?

October 1, 2009 - Kimberly Kagan

Dr. Kimberly Kagan (ISW) and Dr. Fred Kagan (AEI) have produced a second report considering how enemy groups would respond to several US Policy scenarios.

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