ISW’s Best Practices in Counterinsurgency series examines pivotal COIN operations executed in Iraq by interviewing the soldiers who designed, participated in and led the successful missions.
Military progress is being made in Afghanistan. There's no reason to alienate moderate Pashtuns.
There appears to be a fissure in Pakistan’s long-standing support for the Quetta Shura Taliban. The recent arrests have caused a flurry of speculation about possible changes in Pakistani policy.
This backgrounder provides an update on the political landscape in Iraq, the electoral process, and post-election government formation.
This Backgrounder is the second installment in a series of reports analyzing the battle for Marjah in Helmand province.
Dr. Kimberly Kagan and Dr. Fredrick Kagan, Wall Street Journal, February 17, 2010