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Gates at War

Jan 20, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 18 • By FREDERICK W. KAGAN

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How Not to Defeat al Qaeda

To win in Afghanistan requires troops on the ground.

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

Ask The Man Who Knows

10:40 AM, Sep 8, 2009

Ask The Man Who Knows

Should the U.S. pursue a counter-terrorism or counter-insurgency strategy in Afghanistan?

12:00 AM, Sep 8, 2009

We're Not the Soviets in Afghanistan

And 2009 isn't 1979.

2:58 PM, Aug 21, 2009

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 Fog

Translating Obama's vague foreign policy pronouncements.

Oct 20, 2008, Vol. 14, No. 06

No Oil for Blood

Thanks to three American senators, China will be pumping Iraqi oil.

3:15 PM, Sep 16, 2008

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

What Is To Be Done?

The conflict in Georgia.

Aug 25, 2008, Vol. 13, No. 46

Voting for Commander in Chief

There can only be one.

Jun 16, 2008, Vol. 13, No. 38

How We'll Know When We've Won

A definition of success in Iraq.

May 5, 2008, Vol. 13, No. 32

Paying for the War

Dollars are the best bullets.

12:00 AM, Apr 24, 2008

Progress, Actually

Things are looking up in Iraq, which is why the Democrats have forgotten about benchmarks.

Apr 21, 2008, Vol. 13, No. 30

The 'Real' al Qaeda

Dems talk Afghanistan, but do nothing.

12:00 AM, Apr 9, 2008

What Happened in Basra

The Maliki-Sadr showdown.

Apr 14, 2008, Vol. 13, No. 29

Iraq's Benchmarks

Who's Moving the goalposts now?

12:00 AM, Apr 3, 2008

The Basra Business

What we know and what we don't.

5:01 PM, Apr 1, 2008

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