The United States must orient its strategy around facilitating a lasting settlement, rather than getting caught in a cycle of retribution against insurgents and Pakistan, write John Podesta and Caroline Wadhams.
Report John Podesta, Brian Katulis, and Caroline Wadhams outline steps U.S. policymakers can take to promote a successful handover of responsibility to the Afghan government after U.S. troops withdraw.
John Podesta, Brian Katulis, and Caroline Wadhams explain how the United States can help Afghanistan prepare for the withdrawal of U.S. troops in this Washington Post op-ed.
Issue Brief Colin Cookman, Brian Katulis, Sarah Margon, and Caroline Wadhams look at ways to streamline aid to Pakistan while making it more effective.
Caroline Wadhams explains that the Obama administration needs to clarify an implementation plan for achieving U.S. objectives in Afghanistan.
The departments and agencies of the U.S. government must work together to back up the president's remarks with policies and plans that can make political settlement and civilian transition in Afghanistan a reality, write Caroline Wadhams and Colin Cookman.
Issue Brief Michael Werz, Caroline Wadhams, Matthew Duss, and Sarah Margon on what Turkey's June elections mean for for U.S. foreign policy in the region.
President Obama needs to look beyond troop levels in his Afghanistan speech tomorrow and focus on broader policy issues, write Brian Katulis and Caroline Wadhams.
The administration needs to resolve the unanswered questions in its strategy, write Caroline Wadhams and Colin Cookman. The withdrawal of a significant troop presence from Afghanistan is only a first step.
Caroline Wadhams and Colin Cookman argue that the United States needs to rethink its approach in Afghanistan in the aftermath of the raid on Osama bin Laden.
The U.S. raid that killed Osama bin Laden has raised profound questions about U.S.-Pakistan cooperation on terrorism, say Peter Juul, Brian Katulis, and Caroline Wadhams. But it also offers an opportunity to strengthen that cooperation.
Caroline Wadhams and Colin Cookman explore U.S. options in the two nations in the wake of the killing of Al Qaeda’s leader.
Caroline Wadhams argues that policymakers should not ignore governance in the war in Afghanistan.
The State of the Union Offers the Obama administration an opportunity to outline a political strategy for Afghanistan, writes Caroline Wadhams.
Caroline Wadhams discusses the progress of Obama's three main objectives in Afghanistan.