September 19, 2007Somalia
Ambassador John M. Yates, U.S. special envoy to Somalia, says the security situation remains dismal in Mogadishu and the Somali people lack confidence in the Transitional Federal Government.
December 20, 2007Afghanistan
Romesh Bhattacharji, a South Asian counternarcotics expert, says India’s success with legal poppy growing though an international licensing program could be replicated in Afghanistan.
February 23, 2007Iraq
Michael Knights, a British expert on security in southern Iraq, says British efforts to improve security around Basra have fallen short.