What Do They Talk About In All Those Afghanistan Strategy Sessions?

Eight months and eight national-security meetings after announcing a new strategy for the war in Afghanistan and sending the first wave of additional troops, President Barack Obama stands on the verge of deciding whether that strategy was right and how many, if any, more soldiers to send.[more ...]
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  • Opinion: Avenging the Children of Peshawar - NDTV
    ... ago, the Pakistani military shifted its strategy. ... propping up the mujahedeen in Afghanistan in ... a toxic narrative about the need to ...
    12/18/2014 - 9:27 am | View Link
  • Avenging the Children of Peshawar - NDTV
    ... ago, the Pakistani military shifted its strategy. ... propping up the mujahedeen in Afghanistan in ... a toxic narrative about the need to ...
    12/18/2014 - 9:13 am | View Link
  • Peshawar attack: Pakistan's 9/11 moment? - Rediff.com
    ... is why the army chief rushed to Afghanistan to ... chance of a coherent political strategy to ... cooperation until these two countries talk ...
    12/18/2014 - 7:17 am | View Link
  • Robert Spencer Announces Candidacy for President - Frontpagemag.com
    But now Obama is actually pursuing the strategy of ... formidable than Iraq or Syria or Afghanistan. ... challenge to the idea that any talk ...
    12/18/2014 - 7:04 am | View Link
  • Internews Staff Interviewed on Local Arcata Radio Station KHSU - Internews
    ... on KHSU Radio’s Thursday Night Talk program. ... infrastructure, in places like Afghanistan where ... And so that will remain our strategy ...
    12/17/2014 - 3:06 pm | View Link
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  • Afghan insurgency leaves 19 killed in 3 attacks as violence spikes ahead of drawdown
    Afghanistan, which has suffered decades of continuous war ... He has been criticized for referring to the Taliban as "political opponents" and is pursuing a foreign policy strategy aimed at pressuring Pakistan to curtail its support of insurgent groups ...
    12/12/2014 - 6:05 pm | View Link
  • Afghanistan: Whose Money Will Talk Loudest
    Foreign troops in Afghanistan have had much lower losses since 2001. That loss rate peaked at about 400 in 2012. At the peak of the fighting (2005-7) in Iraq, the losses were nearly 600 per 100,000. The rate for U.S. troops in Vietnam and World War II was ...
    11/9/2014 - 9:52 pm | View Link
  • New commander faces challenge of winding down Afghanistan war
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Marine Corps General Joseph Dunford, who takes over as head of international forces in Afghanistan next year, faces the challenge of winding down a war in a country where he has little experience using a strategy he did not devise.
    12/4/2012 - 6:07 am | View Link
  • Two Campaigns Skirt Talk of Tough Choices in Afghanistan
    WASHINGTON — Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. described the Obama administration’s latest war strategy in deliberately stark terms in his debate with Representative Paul D. Ryan: “We are leaving Afghanistan in 2014, period.” Mr. Ryan did not ...
    10/20/2012 - 9:00 pm | View Link
  • UK parliament says Afghan strategy flawed, time to talk to Taliban
    “We question the fundamental assumption that success in Afghanistan can be 'bought' through a strategy of 'clear, hold and build'.” The report recommends that the U.S. engage in direct discussions with Taliban leaders in search of a political solutio
    03/1/2011 - 11:55 am | View Link
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  • Our Allies and Our Exit Strategy | The Polish Military in ...
    A portion of the Polish troops are dedicated to training Afghan National Security Forces. This is mostly done by Special Forces units, akin to U.S. Green ...
    12/18/2014 - 11:19 pm | View Website
  • Afghanistan News and Video
    Watch breaking news videos and read news updates about Afghanistan on FOXNews.com.
    12/18/2014 - 2:22 pm | View Website
  • StrategyTalk
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    12/18/2014 - 1:25 pm | View Website
  • War in Afghanistan (2001–present)
    This article is about the war in Afghanistan from 2001 to 2014. For the previous phases of this conflict, see War in Afghanistan (1978–present).
    12/18/2014 - 1:18 pm | View Website
  • Afghanistan « Feral Jundi
    By the end of the year US troop levels in Afghanistan will fall to 9,800, with another 3,000 – 5,000 NATO troops sticking around as well through the end of 2016.
    12/18/2014 - 1:11 pm | View Website
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