Type of Publication: Policy BriefDate: 12/05/2011
CNAS authors Lieutenant General David W. Barno, USA (Ret.), Dr. Andrew Exum and Matthew Irvine call for a change of mission in Afghanistan with the 2014 transition looming. Listen to a briefing on the report here.
Type of Publication: Congressional TestimonyDate: 11/03/2011
On November 3rd, CNAS Senior Fellow David Barno testified before the House Foreign Affairs Committee's Subcommittee on the Middle East and South Asia. His testimony drew from a recently completed seven-day trip to Afghanistan and updated the perspective he had offered in previous testimonies on the current situation in Afghanistan and the road ahead.
Type of Publication: ReportDate: 05/25/2011
The United States is at a strategic inflection point in South and Central Asia. The death of Osama bin Laden, together with the projected transition to a smaller U.S. military presence in Afghanistan, presents a new opportunity for the United States to protect its enduring interests in the region. In Beyond Afghanistan: A Regional Security Strategy for South and Central Asia, authors Lieutenant General David W. Barno, USA (Ret.), Andrew Exum and Matthew Irvine identify key priorities for the United States and the key components of a regional strategy in light of fast-changing current events.| more |
Type of Publication: ReportDate: 12/07/2010
This report, authored by CNAS Senior Advisor and Senior Fellow Lieutenant General David Barno and Fellow Andrew Exum, lays out a strategy for the post-July 2011 phase of U.S. and NATO efforts in Afghanistan, defines the U.S. troop presence and commitment beyond 2014, and offers operational and strategic guidance for protecting U.S. and allied long-term interests in Afghanistan and Pakistan.| more |