ISW's most recent map of Afghanistan indicates the locations of ethno-linguistic groups and their representation in Afghanistan's largest cities.
On April 19th, 2009, Iraq’s Council of Representatives successfully elected Ayad al-Samaraie as its new speaker of parliament.
A topographical map of Afghanistan and its neighbors that show major roads, cities, and tributaries.
The parliament has learned how to use the power of the purse.
"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."
New York Times Op-Ed written by Kimberly Kagan, Frederick Kagan, and Max Boot
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.