Eight years on, the Obama administration is reconsidering first principles for the war effort, despite articulating its goals for the region earlier this year.
Recent deadly attacks on U-S troops in Afghanistan ratchet up pressure on President Obama. The ongoing debate among military strategists and the Administration over what to do about Afghanistan.
Paul Pillar, is a visiting professor at Georgetown University, in Washington, D.C. and a former CIA National Intelligence officer.
ISW's daily roundup of international media reporting on Afghanistan, Iraq, Pakistan, Iran and the surround
Don't Go Wobbly on Afghanistan
President Obama was right in March.
The Weekly Standard, By Frederick W. Kagan and Kimberly Kagan, October 12, 2009
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
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ISW's daily roundup of international media reporting on Afghanistan, Iraq, Pakistan, Iran and the surrounding region.
ISW holds a presentation on Capitol Hill this Friday morning to release 2nd report on Afghanistan.