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Sorry, President Trump: Islamic State Can’t Be ‘Quickly Defeated’

Posted by Sydney J. Freedberg Jr. on


WASHINGTON: Donald Trump wants “a plan for soundly and quickly defeating ISIS.” But Kimberly Kagan, a leading advocate of the troop surges in Iraq and Afghanistan, warns that, this time round, “we need to recognize there are limits on how fast we can accelerate.” Part of the reason is tactical, Kagan told the DefenseOne Summit… Keep reading →

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US Options For Syrian Operations: Institute for the Study of War

Posted by Colin Clark on


Given all the talk in recent days about whether America should impose a No Fly Zone in Syria, I thought readers would find this presentation by the folks at the Institute for the Study of War a useful guide to what is possible and might work. Just click on the link below. Updated Syrian Air… Keep reading →

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Army Commanders Warn On Afghan Withdrawal: Forces At ‘Bare Minimum’

Posted by Sydney J. Freedberg Jr. on


ARMY AND NAVY CLUB, WASHINGTON: “The biggest concern of my great Afghan security force partners is abandonment,” said Maj. Gen. James Huggins. “We have invested a great deal [in Afghanistan] for a long time,” he said, “[but] the Afghans have done it three times longer than us.” Speaking at an event this morning organized by… Keep reading →

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