Obama’s ‘Strategy’ Has No Chance of Success

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


Iraq troops

What to Do in Iraq

11:45 AM, Jun 16, 2014

Afghan Air Corps Mi-35 helicopters

Snatching Failure From Victory In Afghanistan

Troop levels to fall to below 10,000.

12:38 PM, Apr 22, 2014

Corbis/AP Images

Gates at War

Jan 20, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 18

A survivor of the Damascus gas attack, resting in a mosque, August 21

What to Do About Syria

Vital U.S. interests are at stake.

Sep 16, 2013, Vol. 19, No. 02

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 President Obama with General David Petraeus, Robert Gates and Joe Biden

The President & the Generals

Dec 12, 2011, Vol. 17, No. 13

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

What To Do Next in Libya

What To Do Next in Libya

Time to attack Qaddafi’s military equipment.

3:14 PM, Apr 3, 2011

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

Guns vs. Butter

Guns vs. Butter

Debunking a tired myth.

5:07 PM, Apr 23, 2010

Support the President

Beyond the squabbling and behind the mission.

Dec 14, 2009, Vol. 15, No. 13

No Substitute for Victory

Don't abandon Afghanistan.

Nov 30, 2009, Vol. 15, No. 11

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