Monthly Archives: August 2018

Home/2018/August

CSIS: Losing by “Winning”: America’s Wars in Afghanistan, Iraq, and Syria

By Anthony H. Cordesman August 13, 2018 The U.S. has now reached the point where the third Administration in a row is fighting wars where the U.S. often scores serious tactical victories and makes claims that it is moving toward some broader form of victory but cannot announce any clear strategy for actually ending any [...]

By |August 13th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on CSIS: Losing by “Winning”: America’s Wars in Afghanistan, Iraq, and Syria

CSIS REPORT – Terrorism: U.S. Strategy and the Trends in Its “Wars” on Terrorism

By Anthony H. Cordesman August 8, 2018   The United States has now been at war in Afghanistan for some seventeen years and been fighting another major war in Iraq for fifteen years. It has been active in Somalia far longer and has spread its operations to deal with terrorist or extremist threats in a [...]

By |August 12th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on CSIS REPORT – Terrorism: U.S. Strategy and the Trends in Its “Wars” on Terrorism

CSIS Report: The Inflection Point: The Middle East’s Rulers Are Facing Crisis and Playing for Keeps

By Jon B. Alterman July 12, 2018 In 1967, the Middle East was transformed. Egypt’s president, Gamal Abd al-Nasser, was mired in a pitiless war in Yemen that was draining his military and his treasury. Regardless, he led the Arabs into a swift but disastrous war, leading to Israel’s capture of the Sinai Peninsula, the Gaza [...]

By |August 7th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on CSIS Report: The Inflection Point: The Middle East’s Rulers Are Facing Crisis and Playing for Keeps