Archive for the ‘General McCrystal’ Category

OBAMA's WAR: The Next Best Steps in Afghanistan?

This article was originally posted at The World Policy Institute. Tonight, America’s commander-in-chief will address the nation to outline his new Afghanistan strategy. Among other things, this means many of the West Point cadets in the audience will learn what their immediate futures have in store. According to White House officials, President Obama will comply […]

Troops or no more troops in Afghanistan?

The current beltway dialogue is focused on the request by General Stanley McCrystal to send another 40,000 troops to Afghanistan. President Obama is meeting with Congressional representatives, Administration appointees and experts to determine if he should up the battle anti or stand pat yet there still is not a formal strategy. Is it stability, counterinsurgency, […]