Afghan Dilemmas: Staying Power

An argument for a U.S.-Afghanistan defense treaty

Appeared in: Volume 3, Number 5 | Published on: May 1, 2008
Thomas Lynch is a U.S. Army colonel and a military fellow at the Brookings Institution. He was military special assistant to the U.S. Ambassador in Afghanistan during 2004, and oversaw continuous U.S. military support missions for Coalition forces in Afghanistan from 2005–07. The views expressed here are his own, and do not represent those of the Department of Defense or the U.S. Army.
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