Hearing of the Senate Armed Services Committee on the subject of Afghanistan. December 2, 2009.
Given the fact that President Obama seems concerned about how to reduce U.S. presence in Afghanistan after a surge, expanding the quality and quantity of the Afghan forces ought to be a priority.
This document describes the American forces available for deployment to Afghanistan in the coming year.
ISW's Senior Fellow LTG James Dubik speaks with Mary Louise of National Public Radio on the need for more U.S. troops to train Afghans.
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.