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Ed. Note - the following comment was received via email and is posted in its entirety. As the Army's senior leader on suicide prevention, I would like to add a few comments regarding Robert Haddick's...

The Charlie Rose Show - The New Strategy in Afghanistan with David Kilcullen, David Barno, and Tom Ricks.

Pentagon to Outline Shift in War Planning Strategy - Thom Shanker, New York Times. The Pentagon will adopt a new strategy that for the first time orders the military to anticipate that future...

Funding the U.S. Counterinsurgency Wars - Stephen Biddle, Council on Foreign Relations. As Congress turns to the defense budget, battles over constituency politics and cost overruns will mask a...

One-Sided COIN - Kelley Beaucar Vlahos, The American Conservative. ... In Counterinsurgency 2.0, the Democrats and their military partners now emphasize a population-centric" over an enemy-centric"...

As the Iranian opposition takes its case to the country's religious leader, Joshua Keating at Foreign Policy lists - and provides background on - five hard-line mullahs who could stand in the way....