February 20, 2008Democracy
Anthony H. Cordesman, a leading expert on Iraq and Afghanistan security issues, found the situation in Afghanistan discouraging during a recent visit, but notes military gains in Iraq.
June 18, 2007Palestinian Territories
Anthony H. Cordesman, an expert on Middle East strategic issues, says Hamas’ seizure of Gaza raises broader Middle East questions about al-Qaeda and Hezbollah in Lebanon.
September 8, 2008Afghanistan
Anthony H. Cordesman, an expert on military affairs, says that "substantial progress" has been achieved in Iraq but that political questions leave the future open to question.
January 14, 2008Afghanistan
Anthony H. Cordesman, a leading expert on military and security developments in Iraq and Afghanistan, says that despite some gains, the situation in both countries remains tenuous.
April 2, 2009Pakistan
Defense expert Anthony H. Cordesman says President Obama "has outlined what many people feel is the best available strategy" on Afghanistan but that it will take many months to know how his plans wil…