To win in Afghanistan requires troops on the ground. More analysis by Fred and Kim Kagan.
ISW Research Analyst Jeffrey A. Dressler explores the enemy system in Helmand Province and provides a thorough analysis of ISAF operations against the enemy.
ISW President Kimberly Kagan and American Enterprise Institute's Director of Critical Threats Project Fred Kagan present their comprehensive strategy for success in Afghanistan.
Dr. Kimberly Kagan of ISW and Dr. Frederick W. Kagan of AEI team up to produce a detailed PowerPoint presentation on Afghanistan force requirements based on GEN. McChrystal's strategic review.
The latest Washington Examiner opinion piece by ISW President Dr. Kimberly Kagan in the Washington Examiner.
The most recent Washington Post article written by ISW's Dr. Kimberly Kagan, LTG James M. Dubik, and AEI's Frederick W. Kagan, on the state of Afghanistan's security forces.
The day after Gen. Stanley McChrystal sent his strategic assessment to the Pentagon, the call for retreat is already being sounded, this time, from columnist George Will.
Gary Anderson reviews Dr. Kimberly Kagan's new book "The Surge: A Military History" on The Washington Times website.
This report discusses the best practices in building security forces and ministerial capacity in Iraq.
More U.S. troops are needed in Afghanistan in part because there are too few Afghan National Security Forces, and they are not yet effective enough to conduct counterinsurgency missions.