98Feb 18, 2009
U.S. Strategic Options in Afghanistan
Foreign policy scholars talked about the strategic challenges in Afghanistan facing the U.S. and its NATO partners.
221Jan 30, 2009
The Future of the Iranian Military
Ali Alfoneh, Michael Connell, and Kenneth Katzman participated in a panel discussion on the role of Iran’s military forces in the country’s politics. Topics included the ...
122Sep 16, 2008
Iraqi Budget Surplus
Witnesses testified about the current Iraqi budget surplus, Iraqi political governance, and levels of U.S. financial assistance to Iraq. The Government Accountability Office (GAO) reported that ...
680Sep 9, 2008
Witnesses testified about U.S. relations with Russia after Russia’s conflict with Georgia. They focused the history of U.S. interest in the region during the Cold War and subsequent ...
546Aug 13, 2008
Assessment of Russia-Georgia Conflict
American Enterprise Institute: Portion of Peters & Hamilton
21Jul 20, 2008
Recent Developments in Iraq
Frederick Kagan talked about the situation in Iraq and responded to telephone calls and electronic mail. Mr. Kagan recently wrote an op-ed in the Wall Street Journal about his ...
52Mar 24, 2008
U.S. Policy Toward Iraq
The authors talked about the release of Iraq: The Way Ahead, the fourth and final report of the Iraq Planning Group. Topics included the end of the Iraq civil war, Iraq’s current ...
76Jan 2, 2008
The Crisis in Pakistan
A panel discussion was held on the crisis in Pakistan and the implications for United States foreign policy. Topics included the history of U.S. policy toward Pakistan, reasons why ...
22Sep 13, 2007
Assessing the Report on Iraq
James Phillips moderated a panel discussion titled, “Reporting on the Report: Assessing Progress in Iraq.” The panelists talked about the congressional debate on U.S. Iraq policy after ...
32Jul 9, 2007
Assessing the Surge in Iraq
Panelists talked about the security threat in Iraq and the progress of U.S. forces aiding in the surge strategy. They also talked about likely findings in an interim report due from the White ...
25Jun 27, 2007
Operations in Iraq
Military experts reviewed the troop ‘surge’ in Iraq. Topics included assessment of the troop escalation, the overall situation in Iraq, troop safety, U.S. strategic interests, ...
88Jan 11, 2007
Alternative Plans for Iraq
Witnesses testified about U.S. strategy in Iraq and various alternatives to proposed plans by the Bush administration to bring security and an end to sectarian violence in the region. Among the ...
12Jan 9, 2007
U.S. Troops in Iraq
Mr. Kagan talked about his proposal to send more troops overseas to stabilize Iraq. In a report titled “Choosing Victory: A Plan for Success in Iraq,” he argumed that it could ...
22Jan 5, 2007
U.S. Policy Toward Iraq
Frederick Kagan and General Keane released the updated, final version of phase one of the Iraq Planning Group’s study, “Choosing Victory: A Plan for Success in Iraq” that calls for ...
20Dec 6, 2006
Iraq Study Group Report
Frederick Kagan talks about the Iraq Study Group’s report which was released later in the day. He participated as a witness to the study group concerning military and security issues in ...
141Oct 30, 2006
Book Discussion on Finding the Target
Frederick Kagan talked about his book Finding The Target: The Transformation of American Military Policy, published by Encounter Books. He blames the problems America is facing in both ...
209Jul 20, 2006
Book Discussion on The End of the Old Order
Frederick Kagan and William Kristol discussed the topic, “The View from a Rogue State: What Napoleon Can Tell Us about Dealing with Iran.” They demonstrated how an historical study can ...
29Apr 24, 2006
Possibility of Civil War in Iraq
Panelists talked about the future of Iraq, political struggles between different factions, and U.S. policy in the country. Mr. Kagan moderated the panel which responded to comments and ...
17Dec 9, 2005
U.S. Military in Iraq
Professor Kagan, a former military professor at the United States Military Academy at West Point, spoke about the United States military in Iraq. He recently wrote several articles in the ...
50Aug 18, 2005
Future Operations of the U.S. Marine Corps
Panelists participated in a forum on the future of the U.S. Marine Corps. Participants focused on operational challenges facing the Marine Corps, lessons learned from military operations in ...