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.
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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.
Please join ISW, Senators McCain & Lieberman and General Keane for this important discussion on the U.S. role in Afghanistan, the future of the country, and what to expect this year and beyond.
Later this month, President Obama will decide the size and scope of the drawdown of U.S. troops in Afghanistan.
Americans may be tired of war, but war is not tired of us. Right now, we have the momentum against those enemies in Afghanistan. This is the time to press the fight.
Dr. Frederick W. Kagan and Dr. Kimberly Kagan spent 150 days in Afghanistan in 2010 and lay out the key details of their latest report, "Defining Success in Afghanistan."