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South of Fallujah's Route Fran were hundreds of insurgents who'd spent months digging trench lines, emplacing roadside bombs, barricading streets, training with their weapons, reading the Koran, and watching videos of suicide bombers to inspire them for the fight to come. North of Route Fran were the ...
We at Foreign Affairs have recently published a number of pieces dealing with U.S. military policy in Afghanistan. To complement these articles, we decided to ask a broad pool of experts for their take. As with previous surveys, we approached dozens of authorities with deep specialized expertise relevant to ...

The Trump administration's Afghanistan policy suggests that the United States will exert greater pressure on Pakistan, but no amount of US foreign .... early in the war in Afghanistan and then felt abandoned once the Bush administration shifted its focus from the war in Afghanistan to the invasion of Iraq.
... has faded from the headlines. The 16th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks and the unveiling of Trump's Afghanistan policy should trigger a renewed national conversation about America's role there. ... Today, the end seems no closer than it did during the Bush administration. Despite some gains, the Afghan ...
Any Afghanistan policy review is necessarily a Pakistan policy review. This is simply because, as many ... The George W. Bush administration tried strategic love and affection to overcome deep-felt Pakistani insecurities exacerbated by its episodic “abandonment” by the United States. They attempted to ...

i remember that india's foreign minister was in washington dc, and showed india's readiness to assist in afghanistan. this was within a month or two after 9/11 when bush administration was in busy in the early stage of afghan war. the pentagon then rebuffed india, and bush made pakistan a non-nato major ...
One headline on the far-right news site, which has been re-energized as the de facto mouthpiece of former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon, was aimed at a familiar target, the president's national security adviser: “His McMaster's Voice: is Trump's Afghanistan policy that different from Obama's?”.

“IS TRUMP'S AFGHANISTAN POLICY THAT DIFFERENT FROM OBAMA'S?” blared another. By Tuesday morning, the tone was ... “It's a voice that appears to have been carried over from the George W. Bush administration, and even the Obama White House.” Accusing the president of flip-flopping, Kassam ...
Last week, as the White House fell into an increasingly fractious debate over Afghanistan policy, three of Mr. Trump's senior aides met with a chemical executive, ... The lure of Afghanistan as a war-torn Klondike is well established: In 2006, the George W. Bush administration conducted aerial surveys of the ...
Prince and Feinberg's inclusion in the administration's Afghanistan policy-proposal process is of a piece with Trump's advisers' efforts to bring a wider array ... The withdrawal date had been set by the Bush administration, but conservatives have criticized Obama for not making a deal with Baghdad to keep ...
Mr. Mattis listened politely but declined to include the outside strategies in a review of Afghanistan policy that he is leading along with the national security .... noting that Afghanistan confounded the neoconservatives in the George W. Bush administration and the progressives in the Obama administration.


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