Tag: policy

Omnivore 09/10/09

Testing Obama’s Doctrine, David Ignatus, Washington Post Civilian, Military Officials At Odds Over Resources For Afghanistan, Rajiv Chandrasekaran, Washington Post Taliban Announces That It Poses No International Threat, Jason Burke, Guardian This […]

Omnivore 08/10/09

Afghanistan and Pakistan at the SFRC, Katherine Tiedemann, AfPak Channel/Foreign Policy Obama Meeting Advisers Amid Debate on Afghan Policy, Peter Baker & Jeff Zeleny, New York Times An “Exhilarated”, “Invigorated” al Qaeda? […]

Flipping the COIN

Rick “Ozzie” Nelson, Senior Fellow at the Centre for Strategic and International Studies,  raises a few interesting points about counterinsurgency and counterterrorism in Afghanistan. “Counterinsurgency doctrine, or COIN,” he writes, “has captured the hearts […]