Negotiating with the Haqqani network, a terrorist organization in Afghanistana nd Pakistan, is not an option.
"With a new commander and a renewed commitment from the commander in chief, we will make military progress in Afghanistan."
ISW Afghanistan expert Jeffrey Dressler talks with CNN Pentagon correspondent Chris Lawrence.
Hearing of the Senate Armed Services Committee on the subject of Afghanistan. December 2, 2009.
Key Facts on Afghanistan
A Joint Institute for the Study of War - American Enterprise Institute Report
By Dr. Kimberly Kagan and Dr. Frederick W. Kagan
The Enemy in Afghanistan
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
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.
To win in Afghanistan requires troops on the ground. More analysis by Fred and Kim Kagan.