As expected, issues relating to the war in Afghanistan were front and center during the NATO Chicago Summit, which concluded Monday evening.
This report is a product of the American Enterprise Institute and the Institute for the Study of War. It expands and builds on the 2008 report on Iranian influence.
Last weekend in Chicago, NATO leaders reached a landmark agreement to put the Western alliance on an "irreversible" path out of the decade-long war in Afghanistan and re-affirmed their commitment to withdraw combat forces by the end of 2014.
U.S. President Barack Obama met with Afghan President Hamid Karzai on Sunday to discuss the role of international forces in Afghanistan over the next two years.
As expected, issues relating to the war in Afghanistan are front and center on the first day of the NATO Chicago Summit.
At the request of the Iraqi authorities, Interpol on Tuesday issued a Red Notice for Iraqi Vice President Tariq Al-Hashemi “on suspicion of guiding and financing terrorist attacks” in Iraq.
On Sunday, gunmen assassinated Maulvi Arsala Rahmani, a top negotiator for Afghanistan’s High Peace Council (HPC) in Kabul.
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