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Iraq Situation Report: September 12-14, 2014Sep 14, 2014 - Institute for t...
ISIS is targeting early signs of resistance in predominantly Sunni areas in northern Diyala and western Kirkuk, an area with strong tribal presence and historic presence of ISIS competitors like JRTN and Ansar al-Islam.
Afghanistan: 5,000 Troops are not Enough
The White House is dropping strong hints that the number of American troops in Afghanistan after 2014 may fall below 10,000, possibly even below 5,000. Unnamed White House officials suggested to the press that lower levels of U.S. support to the Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF) will be sufficient to contain future Taliban threats.
Why U.S. troops must stay in Afghanistan
Will the United States continue to conduct counterterrorism operations in South Asia? That question is central to any discussion about U.S. troop presence and mission in Afghanistan.
Unpacking Afghanistan’s Ministerial Shake-up: Karzai’s Next MoveSep 14, 2012 - Mara Tchalakov
In a controversial and blatantly political move, President Hamid Karzai selected the ousted Mohammadi to replace General Wardak as Minister of Defense.
The Dadullah Front And The Assassination of Arsala RahmaniMay 14, 2012 - Anonymous
On Sunday, gunmen assassinated Maulvi Arsala Rahmani, a top negotiator for Afghanistan’s High Peace Council (HPC) in Kabul.
Fact Sheet: The Upcoming U.S.-Afghan Strategic AgreementMay 1, 2012 - Anonymous
Karzai Appoints Four Provincial GovernorsApr 23, 2012 - Anonymous
In April 2012, Afghan President Hamid Karzai approved new governor appointments for Sar-e Pul, Logar, Uruzgan, and Farah provinces.