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Concerns About the Civilian Strategy in Afghanistan
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Concerns About the Civilian Strategy in Afghanistan

Caroline Wadhams discusses the Obama administration's Afghanistan strategy at Foreign Policy magazine.

President Obama’s speech on Afghanistan was a welcome reaffirmation of his commitment to Afghanistan and Pakistan and struck the right tone in terms of laying out clear objectives and expectations while also placing these operations within the larger context of our economic crisis and broader U.S. national security concerns.

While the speech was not meant to outline specifics, his civilian strategy sparked some potential concerns for me.

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Caroline Wadhams

Senior Fellow

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