Military Operations


As We Stand Down, Can They Stand Up?

Author: Max Boot
Weekly Standard

"Despite the headlines about bombings in Baghdad, the situation has improved immeasurably," writes Max Boot, referring to the better security in Iraq on his most recent trip. Nevertheless, he cautions that, "there is no room to be complacent," as there is much work yet to be done.

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Obama's Latest Foreign Slip

Author: Leslie H. Gelb
The Daily Beast

Leslie H. Gelb comments, "The president's decision to send Georgian troops to Afghanistan will infuriate Moscow -- and reveals his lack of appreciation for exactly what it takes to accomplish big priorities."

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