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The Dilemma of Afghanistan: In Search of a Solution

Amir Madani | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Amir Madani

The clearest lesson of the 9/11 attacks was that global security cannot be disentangled from security in the world's ungoverned spaces, ranging from Afghanistan to Somalia.

Mikhail Gorbachev Supports US Withdrawal From Afghanistan (Video)

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Mikhail Gorbachev supports a troop withdrawal from Afghanistan. The former president of the Soviet Union spoke to CNN's John King Sunday on State Of ...

The Soviet Occupation of Afghanistan Through CIA Eyes: Lessons for the United States Today

Bennett Ramberg, Ph.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Bennett Ramberg, Ph.D.

History suggests that when internal political dysfunction overwhelms external attempts at stabilization, getting out sooner rather than later is in the best interest of an occupying power.