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Great Decisions for Afghanistan

Great Decisions for Afghanistan

Last night I led my local Foreign Policy Association’s Great Decision discussion group on the Afghanistan/Pakistan conflict.  My presentation largely stemmed from FPA’s Great Decision article written by Afghan expert and US government consultant on Afghanistan, Barnett R. Rubin, and an accompanying video debating the key issues of the conflict. I strongly recommend getting the […]

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Afghanistan: This and That

A few items… 1. Eurasianet and the FPA’s Global Food Crisis blog have once again highlighted the plight of hunger in the Afghan state.  The Eurasianet report states that around 40,000 Afghan citizens die every year because of hunger, way overshadowing those that are killed by violent conflict, though the two are connected in many […]

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Steve Coll’s “Think Tank” Sheds Light on the War on Terror

By Genevieve Long For the consumer of news seeking smart, informed opinions about the war on terror from an insider with world-class credentials and experience, take a look at Steve Coll’s blog for The New Yorker, Think Tank. Coll is President & CEO of the New America Foundation and a staff writer for The New […]

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Holbrooke: 'A long and difficult Struggle'

Holbrooke: 'A long and difficult Struggle'

Newly appointed Afghanistan/Pakistan US ‘representative’, which gives him a bit more power than an ‘envoy’, stated during a Munich security conference that the war in Afghanistan will be a ‘long and difficult struggle,’ one which is 'tougher than Iraq.’  Not exactly breaking news, but it's important to know where Mr. Holbrooke stands and how he […]

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