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Out of Afghanistan?
Out of Afghanistan?
Al Qaeda Resurgent in Afghanistan

Officials seemingly don’t know how many training camps Al Qaeda is operating in Afghanistan.

Out of Afghanistan?
U.S. Commander: Afghanistan Needs Us

Campbell’s comments may suggest the White House is reconsidering the complete withdrawal promised by the end of President Obama’s tenure.

Out of Afghanistan?
UPDATED: Taliban Driven Out of Kunduz By Afghan Special Forces

Back to the status quo ante?

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Asia's Game of Thrones

The Trump Administration is likely to comply.

demographic transformation

The millennial urban boom may be coming to a close. This could have major consequences for America’s politics and geography.

A Heavy Lift

No, probably not. But President Trump may have trouble lifting them in the first place.

Delivering on Promises

TPP, NAFTA, and a special deal with the UK: Trump’s first week will be a busy one.

WRM in the WSJ

Eliot Cohen’s new book presents a nuanced and compelling defense of hard power.


Regular readers know the answer: not very effective at all.

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