SWJ Editors

What I Saw at the Afghan Election - Peter W. Galbraith, Washington Post opinion. ... Afghanistan's presidential election, held Aug. 20, should have been a milestone in the country's transition from...

Resourcing an Afghan Strategy - Interviewer: Greg Bruno, Council on Foreign Relations In his assessment of the Afghan conflict, Gen. Stanley A. McChrystal, commander of U.S. and NATO forces in...

10 Steps to Victory in Afghanistan - New York Times opinion. 1. Reform or Go Home - David Kilcullen: Counterinsurgency is only as good as the government it supports. NATO could do everything right -...

Threats in Southern Iraq Ahead of a U.S. Withdrawal by Lieutenant Colonel John Johnson Threats in Southern Iraq Ahead of a U.S. Withdrawal (Full PDF Article) In November 2008, the U.S. and Iraq...

Posted here with permission of The RUSI Journal - Israel's Operation Cast Lead and the Gaza Strip Missile Conundrum (August 2009) by Sergio Catignani. Israel's assault on Gaza in early 2009,...

In Afghanistan, Training Can Look a Lot Like Fighting - Carlos Lozada, Washington Post opinion. As President Obama and his national security team debate strategy for the war in Afghanistan, some of...