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IA Forum on Conference Call with Steve Coll & Peter Bergen: Withdrawal in Afghanistan
IA Forum on Conference Call with Steve Coll & Peter Bergen: Withdrawal in Afghanistan
In a conference call with Steve Coll and Peter Bergen, IA-Forum asks about potential impact on on military withdrawal in Afghanistan should President Karzai be removed from office. By Cynthia Iris, I... Read More...


Afghanistan 2014: is retreat of Western soldiers feasible?
Afghanistan 2014: is retreat of Western soldiers feasible?
Author examines current military situation in Afghanistan and prospect for removing Western troops by 2014. By Michael Orfanos. (05/23/2011) Read More...


International Affairs Forum Interview: Colonel Paul Bricker
International Affairs Forum Interview: Colonel Paul Bricker
IA-Forum speaks with U.S. Army Colonel Paul Bricker, a Black Hawk helicopter pilot, about the recent raid on bin Laden’s compound, from a pilot’s perspective. By Cynthia Iris (05/09/2011) Read More...


Rethinking the ‘Long War’ in Afghanistan
Rethinking the ‘Long War’ in Afghanistan
Optimistic view about progress in Afghanistan. By Nathaniel Fick and John Nagl. (New York Times, 02/20/2011) Read More...


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New wars, old wars : is the distinction valid ?
Paper that examines the scholarly concept of old and new wars that has emerged since the end of the Cold War. By Alexandra Dobra. (01/05/2011) Read More...


Two End States in Afghanistan: Somalia of Asia or the Turkey of the East
Two End States in Afghanistan: Somalia of Asia or the Turkey of the East
Author presents analysis of current situation in Afghanistan and asks which direction policies will steer the country toward. By Davood Moradian. (10/18/2010) Read More...


IA-Forum Interview: David Kilcullen
IA-Forum Interview: David Kilcullen
IA-Forum speaks with David Kilcullen about COIN theory and the conflict in Afghanistan. By Cynthia Iris (09/03/2010) Read More...


IA-Forum Interview: Thomas Nichols
IA-Forum Interview: Thomas Nichols
IA-Forum speaks with the US Naval War College’s Thomas Nichols on “The Future of War.” By Cynthia Iris (08/17/2010) Read More...


IA-Forum Interview:  Brent Sterling
IA-Forum Interview: Brent Sterling
IA Forum speaks with Brent Sterling about book Do Good Fences Make Good Neighbors?: What History Teaches Us about Strategic ... Read More...


IA-Forum Interview: Cleo Paskal
IA-Forum Interview: Cleo Paskal
IA-Forum speaks with Cleo Paskal about her book Global Warring: How Environmental, Economic, and Political Crises Will Redraw the W... Read More...


Ballistic Missile Defense in Europe: Furthering U.S. Security, or Angering Allies?
Ballistic Missile Defense in Europe: Furthering U.S. Security, or Angering Allies?
Analysis of US intentions to shelve ballistic missile defense including reaction from, and implications for, Europe and Russian Federation. By Elizabeth Zolotukhina. (03/28/2010) Read More...


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Yemen: The Evolution of a Problem
Mark N. Katz outlines the historical evolution of Yemen and analyzes how the U.S. and the E.U. can promote stability and security in this often trouble-prone country. Read More...


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Frostbitten: Decoding the Cold War, 20 Years Later
The magisterial Cambridge History of the Cold War views the Cold War as an undifferentiated chunk of history. But the conflict between the superpowers was just one strand of history in the middle and ... Read More...


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Netanyahu and the sanctioning of Iran
Thomas Evans asks why Israel looks unlikely to gain support for energy sanctions against Iran. (OpenDemocracy, 02/25/2010) Read More...


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An Israeli Strike on Iran
This Center for Preventive Action Contingency Planning Memorandum assesses the likelihood of an Israeli strike on Iran, the policy options available to diminish that likelihood, the implications shoul... Read More...


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Americans Support Repeal of “Don’t Ask Don’t Tell”
Voters recognize through a CAP poll that as our country fights two different wars that it is critical for the military to make recruiting decisions based on a soldier’s skills—not his or her sexual or... Read More...


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Slimming Down the Defense Budget
The federal government can and should do more to rein in spending on the investment portion of the defense budget, which still includes a number of outdated, over budget weapons systems. By Lawrence J... Read More...


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Testing Time for U.S.-China Relations
President Obama’s conciliatory approach just postponed the already existing friction in U.S.-China relations. But like the times before, this rough patch will pass, too. The tone may have changed, but... Read More...


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Why Somalia Matters
With the world facing innumerable political and humanitarian crises, Mwangi S. Kimenyi of the Brookings Institution explains why we must fix the failed state of Somalia. Read More...


IA-Forum Interview: Terry Roberts
IA-Forum Interview: Terry Roberts
IA-Forum speaks with Terry Roberts, former Deputy Director of US Naval Intelligence, about the US military’s cyber defense preparations. By Cynthia Iris. (12/30/09) Read More...


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Addicted to Contractors
The United States is hooked on privatized warfare in Afghanistan. And it's more costly than you think. Read More...


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Money Can't Buy America Love
Millions of dollars are being pumped into hearts and minds projects from Kabul to Kandahar. Trouble is, it's not working. And it might even be making things worse. By Andrew Wilder and Stuart Gordon. ... Read More...


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Ending 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell'
The US Military needs to end their draconian bans of LGBT people in its military. By Lawrence J. Korb, Sean Duggan, and Laura Conley. (The Center for American Progress, 06/24/2009) Read More...


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Swords and Ploughshares: Sustainable Security in Afghanistan Requires Sweeping U.S. Policy Overhaul
The breadth and complexity of the security challenges facing the United States abroad often defy solution through the application of military force alone. The Sustainable Security Program at the Cente... Read More...


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This I Believe (re: Afghanistan)
The author can’t agree with President Obama’s decision to escalate in Afghanistan, preferring a minimalist approach. By Thomas L. Friedman. (The New York Times, 12/01/2009) Read More...


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Vision for Victory in Afghanistan - Part I
The news from Afghanistan all year has been dispiriting, and the last few weeks have been especially tough in terms of the violence. Yet most foreign and Afghan officials and officers who the author e... Read More...


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Vision for Victory in Afghanistan - Part II
The news from Afghanistan all year has been dispiriting, and the last few weeks have been especially tough in terms of the violence. Yet most foreign and Afghan officials and officers who the author e... Read More...


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Vision for Victory in Afghanistan - Part I
Troop number increase is argued as the most correct path to achieve agreeable results in Afghanistan. By Michael O'Hanlon. (The Washington Times/ Brookings Institution, 11/18/2009) Read More...


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Why Israel is Safer (from Iran) Than it Might Seem
An outline of the strategic situation between Iran and Israel. By Azem Ibrahim. (The Huffington Post/Harvard University) Read More...


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Obama must rethink rethinking Afghanistan
Either way the President's decision goes, the longer America goes without his resolution, the costlier the stakes become. By Doyle McManus. (The LA Times, 11/15/2009) Read More...


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