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Afghan National Army


Karzai's Balancing Act

The Afghan president's perorations are motivated by domestic concerns.

Get the Deal or Get Out of Afghanistan

There is simply no justification for having a single American killed or wounded on the Afghan battlefield if all is certain to come to naught in a year’s time or less.

Afghan Security Returns to the Grassroots

As the United States reduces its presence, Afghanistan's police and tribal leaders come to the fore.


Phantom Forces II

Someone forgot to fund and build the infrastructure the Afghan security forces need.

Phantom Forces

If your military recruits get the giggles, they might not be ready to take the reins yet. And that's just the beginning of the Afghan National Army's problems.

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April 17, 2014