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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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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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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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Interview with Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh
Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh discusses Afghanistan, Pakistan and other issues facing India. (Washington Post, 11/22/2009) Read More...


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Manmohan Singh Visits Washington: Sustaining U.S.–Indian Cooperation Amid Differences
Brief on Indo-US relations in the context of Indian Prime Minister Singh's visit. By Ashley Tellis. (Brookings Institution, November 2009) Read More...


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Equals at Last, for Better or for Worse
While no breakthroughs came out of the Barack Obama-Hu Jintao summit meeting, the U.S. president’s maiden trip to China will go down in history as a pivotal event in the relations between the two most... Read More...


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'Strategic reassurance' that isn't
For an administration that has announced "we are back" after years of alleged Bush administration neglect in Russia and Asia, this is not a positive beginning. By Robert Kagan and Dan Blumenthal. (Th... Read More...


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International Security
News and commentary on military, defense, and foreign policy topics. Read More...


IA-Forum Interview with Dr. Asoka Bandarage
IA-Forum Interview with Dr. Asoka Bandarage
IA-Forum speaks with Prof. Asoka Bandarage about Sri Lanka and the Tamil conflict. By Ben Linden. (11/09/2009) Read More...


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Waziristan or Bust
The Pakistani military has been sleeping with the enemy while keeping the civilian government down. By Ahmed Rashid (YaleGlobal, 10/19/2009). Read More...


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Pakistan: The Next Nuclear Nightmare?
The attack on the army headquarters in Rawalpindi, Pakistan and the growing feeling of insecurity in the world's second largest Muslim country. By Bruce Riedel (The Brookings Institution 10/13/2009) Read More...


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Get Nasty or Go Home
Recent arguments for the War in Afghanistan have focused on building civilian security to fight against counter-insurgency. This article shows that some tougher choices may need to be considered. (Fo... Read More...


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India supports reconciliation with Taliban
A piece highlighting the lengths India is currently willing to go to in order to have a positive relationship with Afghanistan. (Ajai Shulka, The Business Standard, 08/09/2009) Read More...


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U.S., Russia Must Lead on Arms Control
The article underlines the crucial role of US and Russia in lowering the level of nuclear weapons in the world and the importance of the "Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty." By Brent Scowcroft, Joseph Nye... Read More...


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States of Conflict: An Update
The authors examine the conditions of Iraq, Pakistan and Afghanistan; particularly how well the counterinsurgency and stabilization efforts are faring. By Jason Campbell, Michael E. O'Hanlon and Jere... Read More...


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Biden's Afghan Journey
Kurz analyzes Sen. Joe Biden's policy towards Afghanistan. By Norman J. Kurz (The Washington Post 10/07/2009) Read More...


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Nuclear Russia: ‘Zero’ Possibility
Nuclear weapons continue to play a vital role in Russia’s defense, security, foreign and even domestic policies, but Moscow should nevertheless at least embark on the Global Zero path, says Simon Sara... Read More...


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Deployments and Diplomacy
More troops is a start. But to win in Afghanistan, US will need help from its powerful neighbors, writes Henry Kissinger (Newsweek, 10/03/2009) Read More...


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The Iran Talks in Geneva: Too Soon to Tell
Kenneth Pollack addresses the talks between the P5 plus 1 debating the position Iran took in the talks. By Kenneth Pollack (Brookings Institute, 10/02/2009 Read More...


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Forget the Nukes
Robert Kagan stresses the fact that Iran's regime has been weakening and Obama administration should mainly focus on that, instead of nuclear program. By Robert Kagan (The Washington Post 09/30/2009) Read More...


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China's View of Iran
This article explores China's hesitancy to support additional economic sanctions against Iran and it's overall perception of a potential as a dominant Middle East power (By Michael Wines 09-29-09). Read More...


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Obama the Gambler
The author analyzes Obama's new approach to US foreign policy, the benefits and the critique. By Fareed Zakaria (The Washington Post 09/28/2009) Read More...


IA-Forum Interview: Haroun Mir
IA-Forum Interview: Haroun Mir
IA-Forum speaks with Haroun Mir, director of Afghanistan’s Center for Research and Policy Studies (ACRPS), about the recent elections and other issues facing Afghanistan. By M. Patel. (IA-Forum, 09/... Read More...


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Two First Steps on Nuclear Weapons
What is needed is nothing less than a change in the strategic relationship between the two major nuclear powers — in their own interests and in the cause of world peace. By Mikhail Gorbachev (The New ... Read More...


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Cracks in Iran’s Clique
Friedman gives his opinion on how Obama administration deals with Iranian regime. By Thomas L. Friedman (The New York Times 09/22/2009) Read More...


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Afghanistan Is the New Afghanistan
The war in Afghanistan has been compared to America's failure in Vietnam, however, this article suggests that its closer to the Soviet's involvement in Afghanistan when it invaded in 1989. (Foreign Po... Read More...


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A Better Missile Defense for a Safer Europe
Secretary of Defense Robert Gates defends the shift in missile defense policy in Eastern Europe despite harsh criticism. (New York Times, Robert Gates 09-19-2009) Read More...


IA Forum Special Report: The Balkans
IA Forum Special Report: The Balkans
IA-Forum presents commentary and analysis from fifteen experts on the key issues for the Balkans. (IA-Forum, 09/20/2009) Read More...


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