September 13, 2018Sub-Saharan Africa
The Pentagon plans to withdraw its special operations forces in Africa, but major cutbacks could threaten recent efforts to counter terrorism threats across the region.
September 26, 2007Iran
Iran expert Gary G. Sick says Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad probably regards his visit to the United Nations as “successful” because it allowed him to get his views out to a wide audience.
July 23, 2008Afghanistan
A top Pentagon official says victory in the global fight against terrorism is achievable, but may take decades to accomplish.
August 2, 2007International Organizations
Jane Holl Lute, assistant secretary-general for UN peacekeeping operations, says the joint United Nations/African Union peacekeeping force for Darfur is an “unprecedented” operation and the full forc…
January 10, 2003Venezuela
Julia Sweig, the Council on Foreign Relations deputy director of Latin America Studies, says that strikes and demonstrations against Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez could continue for months …
August 25, 2003Iraq
Retired three-star Marine Corps General Bernard E. Trainor says that U.S. forces merit stellar marks for their military victory but only a D for postwar operations. He blames much of the…