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Carte Blanche for New US Commander in Afghanistan - Thom Shanker and Eric Schmitt, New York Times. The new American commander in Afghanistan has been given carte blanche to hand pick a dream team of...

Winning Damaged Hearts and Minds: An Irregular Warfare Concept by By Brigadier General David L. Grange, Scott Swanson, and Lieutenant Colonel Patrick Christian, Small Wars Journal Winning Damaged...

Into the Great Unknown in Afghanistan by Judah Grunstein (Cross-Post with World Politics Review) After flagging this very valuable post by Tim Lynch on conditions in the southeast of Afghanistan,...

Washington Post - On Leadership in Combat: Craig Mullaney (Part 1) Washington Post - On Leadership in Combat: Craig Mullaney (Part 2) On Leadership is a new Washington Post section featuring a...

Thoughts on Advising Iraqi Security Forces Using an Organized Development Approach by Major Decker B. Hains, Small Wars Journal Thoughts on Advising Iraqi Security Forces (Full PDF Article) We have...

The Center for New American Security has released several new reports and working papers that will be presented at its third annual conference, Striking a Balance: A New American Security" on...