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Pakistan

Pakistan

Pakistan

Situation Along Pakistan-Afghanistan Border Demands a Comprehensive Plan

Report 24 April 2008
More than seven years after the attacks of September 11, 2001, Al Qaeda has found a safe haven in Pakistan’s Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) – a remote, mountainous region along Pakistan’s northwest border.
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Iraq

Iraq: The Costs to Our National Security

Report 19 March 2008
The Iraq war has exacted a tremendous cost on America’s national security. It is time to refocus on our broader national interests instead of just Iraq.
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Iran

Adm. Fallon's Dissenting Voice: Views on Iraq Strategy More in Line With American Mainstream than Bush Administration

Report 4 March 2008
Adm. Fallon—Commander of U.S. Central Command and Gen. David Petraeus'; superior—has consistently been less enthusiastic on the surge than Petraeus and other Bush Administration officials. His dissenting voice on the Iraq surge strategy has been disregarded by the White House, and his strong support for balancing our focus on Iraq with other regional priorities has yet to be fully realized.
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Iraq

Testimonty of Rand Beers: Iraq and the Costs to America's Security

Report 28 February 2008
The cost of the war in Iraq in terms of lives and treasure has been tremendous.
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Afghanistan

Three Independent Reports Conclude Efforts in Afghanistan are Failing

Report 30 January 2008
Yesterday, three important non-partisan reports were released – each concluding that the situation in Afghanistan is gravely deteriorating.
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Terrorism & National Security

The President's Foreign Policy Legacy: Democracy or Disaster?

Report 29 January 2008
Three years after the President's second inaugural address, the United States urgently needs a change of course, back toward the best of our democratic principles and away from disaster.
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Iraq

Losing What Counts Most

Report 24 January 2008
As President Bush prepares his final State of the Union, it’s time for an independent reckoning of his Iraq legacy: what the misbegotten war has really cost us, and how we can begin to undo the damage at home and abroad.
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Pakistan

US Must Stand Firm In Support of Democracy and the Rule of Law in Pakistan

Report 26 November 2007
News that President Musharraf will step down as the head of the Pakistani military is a welcome development, but for the sake of US national security and international credibility the American response must be stronger.
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Iraq

The Surge Has Failed

Report 22 August 2007
The President’s "surge"; has failed to change realities in Iraq.
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Pakistan

The Central Threat - Al Qaeda in Pakistan

Report 26 July 2007
The central threat to the American homeland is in Pakistan and that is where the central effort needs to be.
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