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Op-Ed

Don't Abandon Europe

Author: Colonel Chad T. Manske, USAF
The National Interest

Colonel Chad T. Manske, USAF, says Western economies and capabilities are more inextricably linked than ever and warns against a policy shift away from U.S. security and interests in Europe.

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Video

Education Key to Building Afghan Security Forces' Capacity

Interviewer: Jonathan Karl
Interviewee: William B. Caldwell IV

Lt. Gen. William B. Caldwell, head of NATO training efforts in Afghanistan, says 9 out of 10 Afghan security recruits are illiterate, and emphasizes the education role that has become a major component of NATO training. Caldwell expects NATO and U.S. forces to remain in Afghanistan well after 2014, when Afghan forces are planned to take on security leadership in the country.

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Video

A Conversation with General William B. Caldwell IV

Speaker: William B. Caldwell IV
Presider: Jonathan Karl

As the United States prepares to withdraw troops from Afghanistan, General Caldwell discusses the U.S. and NATO investment in the Afghan National Security Forces, as well as the importance and challenges of the upcoming transition.

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Audio

A Conversation with General William B. Caldwell IV (Audio)

Speaker: William B. Caldwell IV
Presider: Jonathan Karl

As the United States prepares to withdraw troops from Afghanistan, General Caldwell discusses the U.S. and NATO investment in the Afghan National Security Forces, as well as the importance and challenges of the upcoming transition.

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Must Read

FT: Questions but no answers for Nato in Libya

Author: Max Hastings

Even those who opposed the Libyan entanglement would agree that the west must see this through to an acceptable conclusion. The honour and credibility of the west are now engaged here, writes Max Hastings of the Financial Times.

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NYT: What the Libyan Resistance Needs

Author: Mahmoud Gebril Elwarfally

In this New York Times Op-Ed, Mahmoud Gebril Elwarfally argues that the Libyan opposition needs financial support and diplomatic recognition to defeat Col. Muammar el-Qaddafi.

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