Interview with Jeffrey Dressler by Octavian Manea, Small Wars Journal
The Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan (IMU) has been active in the Pakistani tribal region since late 2001, where it reconstituted after fighting alongside the Taliban.
Securing Afghanistan is a vital requirement for American national security.
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."
Now that President Obama has authorized Gen. David Petraeus to continue to execute the current strategy in Afghanistan, the question is: Can the U.S. strategy succeed?