THE PLANK OCTOBER 29, 2009
In "Is The A Middle Way?" in the latest issue of TNR, Stephen Biddle argues that half-measures in Afghanistan will ultimately fail. Today, two experts in the field, The New America Foundation's Michael A. Cohen and Boston University professor Andrew J. Bacevich, respond.
Click here to read Stephen Biddle's original piece on the need for a full counterinsurgency strategy in Afghanistan.
Click here to read Michael A. Cohen suggest that there are more options for how to fight in Afghanistan than Biddle acknowledges.
Click here to read Andrew J. Bacevich on why we need to know what our aims are before we make any decisions about "strategy."