Earlier today, the White House provided a readout of President Barack Obama’s phone call with Afghan President Hamid Karzai. During the call, President Obama noted that he has instructed the Pentagon to ensure that there are “adequate plans in place to accomplish an orderly withdrawal by the end of the year” should the United States […]
At a recent Center for National Policy event, ATR Consulting’s head researcher Lola Cecchinel discussed how Afghans view their government and the Taliban. Despite a wave of violence, most Afghans believe their government is in control of the country and oppose a return to the Taliban, according to a new survey. The study comes as […]
The Center for National Policy’s Afghanistan event is mentioned in a round up of the days events. Who’s, Where, When Noon. The Center for National Policy holds a discussion in Washington on public perception in Afghanistan. This is from a paywalled email.
CNP’s event about a study done in Afghanistan is mentioned in FP’s round up for the day. This morning, a new report provides some understanding about the Afghan population’s thinking as 2014 unfolds. The “Perception Survey of the Afghan People Towards the Taliban and their Future Role in Afghanistan” goes online today at the Center for […]
Whether President Obama and Afghan President Hamid Karzai reach a deal on U.S. and allied troops staying in Afghanistan after 2014 or not, it is unlikely that NATO will have the stomach for another large, decade-long military expedition. And this is probably for the best; what started as a necessary response to 9/11 gradually became […]