May 28, 2014

Afghanistan's unanswered questions

Featuring Richard Fontaine

Source: Politico

Journalist Philip Ewing

President Barack Obama wants to plot a clear path for national security and foreign policy in the post-Afghanistan era, but there are still many uncharted areas.

Obama’s announcement Tuesday that he’ll post 9,800 troops in Afghanistan past the end of the year — but bring them all home in the two years after that — answers several major questions about the future of U.S. national security.

But there are many more that don’t have any answers yet — here is POLITICO’s look at four.

Read the full article at POLITICO.


  • Richard Fontaine

    Chief Executive Officer

    Richard Fontaine is the Chief Executive Officer of the Center for a New American Security (CNAS). He served as President of CNAS from 2012-19 and as Senior Fellow from 2009-12...