James Clad

James Clad was U.S. deputy assistant secretary of defense for Asia Pacific Affairs from 2007-09, and is now Senior Advisor to the CNA in Arlington, VA.


A firsthand account of the U.S. failure to seize the initiative in the early days of the Iraq occupation.


Revenge of the neocons.

Mistrust but verify.

America appears on the verge of a diminished global role. Yet there's a way out.

It is time for America to turn the page on Pakistan.

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April 18, 2014