e-Newsletter: Strategic Partnership Agreement Symbolic Of U.S. Commitment to Afghanistan

On April 22, the United States and Afghanistan completed the initial drafts of a strategic partnership agreement that will outline the U.S.’s role in Afghanistan beyond the withdrawal of combat troops at the end of 2014. The agreement comes after months of negotiations.

Why Iraq Still Matters

In one of his last public addresses before retiring, Secretary of Defense Robert Gates affirmed the importance of sustaining the U.S.-Iraq relationship

Iraq's Fragile Transition

With the deadline for full withdrawal of U.S. forces from Iraq swiftly approaching, now is the time to evaluate the role of a U.S. presence in Iraq after December 31, 2011.

What To Expect in 2011

On February 17, ISW hosted the first Congressional event of the year at a briefing featuring LTG James Dubik & ISW Scholars Marisa Cochrane Sullivan, Jeffrey Dressler, & Carl Forsberg.