Appeared in: Volume 3, Number 4
Published on: March 1, 2008
Don't Declare Victory

We clearly are able to achieve short- to medium-term improvements in the security conditions in the country, but we should have no illusions that we can soon “win” a bigger game.

Ellen Laipson, president and CEO of the Henry L. Stimson Center, was Vice Chair of the National Intelligence Council from 1997 to 2002.
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