Afghanistan: The Way Forward

Afghanistan: The Way Forward

One year after a major policy review sent 30,000 troops to Afghanistan, the Obama administration and its allies are evaluating their success. While there have been measurable achievements on the ground, a looming 2011 deadline for...

One year after a major policy review sent 30,000 troops to Afghanistan, the Obama administration and its allies are evaluating their success. While there have been measurable achievements on the ground, a looming 2011 deadline for withdrawing troops has cast a pall over strategy and Afghans' spirits. We discuss the way forward, and how the Middle East’s history can serve as a guide.

Guests

Mark N. Katz

Senior Fellow at the Middle East Policy Council; Professor of Government and Politics, George Mason University

Amin Tarzi

Director of Middle East Studies at the Marine Corps University in Quantico, Virginia.

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