A response to Spencer Ackerman’s opening gambit on Pakistan diplomacy
|By: Josh Mull Friday May 14, 2010 2:59 pm|
The problem in Afghanistan is not picking the right or wrong counterinsurgency strategy, but picking any military strategy at all.
|By: Josh Mull Tuesday March 30, 2010 4:30 pm|
It’s been a busy few weeks for diplomatic engagement in Afghanistan. First Karzai’s meeting with Gulbuddin Hekmatyar, then the US-Pakistan Strategic Dialogue, and now this week French President Sarkozy is in Washington for a meeting with Obama, and the main topic of discussion will be Afghanistan. The AP reports…
|By: Jason Rosenbaum Monday March 29, 2010 1:00 pm|
We know President Obama discussed corruption with Afghan President Hamid Karzai in his surprise visit this weekend – that fact is all over the papers. And the New York Times, among others, hints that they talked about negotiations with the Taliban as well.
|By: Josh Mull Thursday March 25, 2010 3:00 pm|
America is pursuing its goals in Pakistan by engaging in a Strategic Dialogue with a military dictator who uses terrorism to fuel conflict with India. But unlike the Pakistani and Pashtun people, you have a voice in this Strategic Dialogue.
|By: Josh Mull Tuesday March 23, 2010 9:00 am|
What do the negotiations between Karzai and Hizb-i-Islami mean to the anti-war movement? What can we learn from Hekmatyar’s 15-point peace plan? The current strategy is certain to fail, so how do we replace it with our own plan?
|By: Josh Mull Monday March 15, 2010 1:00 pm|
We have to do more than just be against the war. We have to expand the debate and allow for other solutions to be discussed besides just removing the troops.
|By: Josh Mull Friday March 12, 2010 1:00 pm|
HR 248 failed because it only called for withdrawal and did not address any other concerns with Afghanistan. What are some better policy solutions to put forward on Afghanistan, be it on human rights, terrorism, good governance, or any other concerns?