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Nation Building in Afghanistan

Ambassador Crocker rightly calls the American role in “rebuilding” Afghanistan, “complicated.”  “I-served-in-Afghanistan-no-its-not-another-Vietnam”  I first met Ambassador Crocker in January 2002 when he was servicing as America’s chargé d’affaires to Afghanistan. We met in the American Embassy that had just been … Continue reading

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Leading from behind in Libya

The U.S does not own what happens next in Libya, and the prospects for a good outcome are better because of that. Continue reading

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