Iraq: After the Surge
On the cusp of the 4th anniversary of the Iraq war, the implications of the troop surge for the future of Iraq are yet unclear. In the Council Special Report “After the Surge: The Case for U.S. Military Disengagement from Iraq,” Steven Simon argues that a continued U.S. presence is detrimental to U.S. interests, as there is nothing left to gain but much to lose. Join Mr. Simon and Walter Slocombe for a discussion on the future of U.S. policy in Iraq.
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John Campbell argues that the elections in Nigeria reveal the need for the United States and its allies to reach out to Nigeria's North.
CFR's John Campbell discusses the increased religious violence that has occurred in the wake of Nigeria's elections, as part of CFR's Religion and Foreign Policy Conference Call series.