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 CNAS. He served as President of CNAS from 2012–19 and as Senior Fellow from 2009–12. Prior to CNAS, he was foreign policy ad...