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March 19, 2008

State and Local Officials Conference Call with Stephen Biddle

Listen to Stephen Biddle, CFR senior fellow for defense policy, provide an update on the current situation in Iraq and examine the political and military implications of U.S. policy options going for…

February 2, 2006

United States
Defense Expert Stephen Biddle Joins the Council to Study U.S. National Security and Strategy

February 2, 2006 —Stephen D. Biddle, associate professor and Elihu Root chair of military studies at the U.S. Army War College Strategic Studies Institute (SSI), has joined the Council as senior fell…

September 23, 2009

Media Conference Call: Stephen Biddle Discusses U.S. Strategy in Afghanistan (Audio)

Listen to Stephen Biddle and Kim Barker discuss U.S. strategy in Afghanistan in light of the release of General McChrystal's Afghan strategy report.

July 30, 2009

Media Conference Call: Stephen Biddle on U.S. Strategy in Afghanistan (Audio)

Listen to CFR Senior Fellow for Defense Policy Stephen Biddle, who just returned from a month-long trip to Afghanistan, discuss U.S. Strategy there.

November 15, 2007

Biddle: Security, Political Improvements Seen in Iraq in Recent Months

Stephen Biddle, CFR’s top defense analyst, cites positive developments in Iraq on Sunni security cooperation and reconciliation efforts from the Shiite-led government.

July 12, 2007

Biddle: Stick With ‘Surge’ or Pull Out of Iraq Now

Stephen Biddle, CFR’s top military analyst on Iraq, says the only analytically sound alternatives in Iraq are to either pull out now, or to stick with a revamped “surge.”

January 26, 2012

Video Brief: Afghanistan

The winner of the 2012 U.S. presidential race will have to make critical decisions on Afghanistan, including how to support and fund Afghan forces as well as possible concessions to the Taliban, says…

March 9, 2006

Defense and Security
Council Senior Fellow Stephen Biddle’s Military Power Awarded Prize for Best Book on National Security Studies

March 10, 2006--Military Power: Explaining Victory and Defeat in Modern Battle (Princeton University Press, 2004), by Senior Fellow Stephen Biddle, was awarded the Huntington Prize on March 9 at the …

February 2, 2012

The New Afghan Combat Timetable

The newly announced U.S. plan to end its combat mission in Afghanistan by mid-2013 could make it more difficult to realize the chief goal of helping Afghan national forces become self-sufficient, say…

December 12, 2011

U.S.-Iraq Post-Withdrawal Relations

CFR’s Stephen Biddle discusses the increasing emphasis on non-military ties between the United States and Iraq.