This Backgrounder analyzes the recent appointments to the Ministry of Defense and Afghan National Army.
Regardless of one’s position concerning the war in Iraq, the fact is that blood, sacrifice and treasure—of Iraqi, American and coalition countries— have brought us to a point where a slow end to the insurgency may finally be in sight.
"With a new commander and a renewed commitment from the commander in chief, we will make military progress in Afghanistan."
Time to Lead, and Live
by LTG James M. Dubik, U.S. Army, (Ret.) ARMY Magazine, June 2010