In Afghanistan, signs of progress are everywhere, but there’s a long road ahead
Even the New York Times, no friend to the Bush administration, has noticed “the Afghan difference.” After the recent …Read more ›
Why are we winning in Afghanistan? In the simplest terms, we’ve gotten the strategy reasonably right.
How did this happen? Let me tell you the story as I saw it as the …Read more ›
Afghanistan is emerging from medieval chaos. The country is on the front end of creating an organized, law-based civil state. During a visit to Afghanistan in August, I saw dramatic, positive changes …Read more ›
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The front-line fighters in the battle for hearts and minds in Afghanistan are in the American and coalition Provincial Reconstruction Teams, or PRTs. In the classic counterinsurgency mold, these are relatively small …Read more ›