The report of the Afghanistan Study Group makes arguments that stand a good chance of moving the Washington debate towards ending the war.
|By: Robert Naiman Friday September 10, 2010 11:17 am|
|By: Derrick Crowe Tuesday October 27, 2009 8:40 am|
Senator John Kerry came back from Afghanistan calling President Hamid Karzai a “patriot” and supportive of a plan “closer to McChrystal than to Biden,” meaning he loves him some counterinsurgency, just not in the doses prescribed by Gen. McChrystal. Kerry’s Monday speech to the Council on Foreign Relations shows that in sipping the COIN Kool-Aid, he’s beginning to display the worst habits of internal contradiction prevalent among the counterinsurgency glitterati.
|By: Derrick Crowe Friday October 16, 2009 1:01 pm|
As the president and his war council meet to finalize the latest most updated new new new strategy review in Afghanistan, ex-CIA man Paul Pillar gave the House Armed Services Committee the right question to ask.