Satellite imagery provided by AllSourceAnalysis confirms the recent arrival of Russian main battle tanks, armored personnel carriers, helicopters, and other military equipment at an airbase in Syria’s coastal Latakia province, indicating that Russia has deployed troops inside Syria. Concurrent military exercises inside Russia suggest that Russia may intend to deploy additional forces, possibly further inside Syria.
Interview with Jeffrey Dressler by Octavian Manea, Small Wars Journal
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?
Selected video from September 22, 2010. From the Front Lines: Evaluating Afghanistan.
Carl Forsberg and Kimberly Kagan discuss power and politics in Kandahar province, Afghanistan to an audience at ISW.