Obama’s ‘Strategy’ Has No Chance of Success

9:21 PM, Sep 10, 2014 • By FREDERICK W. KAGAN and KIMBERLY KAGAN


Iraqi Shia militiamen in Baghdad, preparing to depart for Syria, June 2013

The Iraq War Is Not Over

Since the departure of U.S. troops, it’s only heated up.

Jul 1, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 40

Handing off the flag to the ANA

The Afghan Endgame

Feb 25, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 23

Photo of Nuri al-Maliki

Is Iraq Lost?

Things fall apart . . .

Jan 2, 2012, Vol. 17, No. 16

Maliki Nouri (2008)

Crisis Unfolds in Iraq

9:30 AM, Dec 19, 2011

Photo of a soldier in silhouette against the horizon

Defeat in Iraq

President Obama’s decision to withdraw U.S. troops is the mother of all disasters

Nov 7, 2011, Vol. 17, No. 08


Bin Laden Is Dead . . .

But al Qaeda isn’t. We should build on our success in Abbottabad by redoubling our efforts to defeat his movement.

May 16, 2011, Vol. 16, No. 33

Children wave Iraqi flags in Baghdad.

Stand With Iraq

Apr 18, 2011, Vol. 16, No. 30

A Winnable War

A Winnable War

With a new commander and a renewed commitment from the commander in chief, we will make military progress in Afghanistan.

Jul 5, 2010, Vol. 15, No. 40

The Cost of Dithering

The delay in White House decision-making is protracting and complicating the campaign in Afghanistan.

11:00 PM, Nov 10, 2009

Don't Go Wobbly on Afghanistan

President Obama was right in March.

Oct 12, 2009, Vol. 15, No. 04

How Not to Defeat al Qaeda

To win in Afghanistan requires troops on the ground.

Oct 5, 2009, Vol. 15, No. 03

Afghanistan Assessment

5:50 PM, Aug 14, 2009

Déjà Vu All Over Again in Afghanistan?

The Obama administration lowers expectations.

10:00 AM, Aug 7, 2009

Yes, We Can

In the 'graveyard of empires,' we are fighting a war we can win.

Mar 23, 2009, Vol. 14, No. 26

The Endgame in Iraq

As the baton is passed to a new commander and a new president, there is still delicate work to be done.

Sep 22, 2008, Vol. 14, No. 02

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