October 20, 2011

Command Post: "Is the U.S. Readying to Strike More Often Inside Pakistan?"

Relations between Washington and Islamabad may be at an all-time low. Was the daring SEAL raid into Abbottabad to kill Osama bin Laden nearly six months ago a one-off event? Or, if the U.S. is serious about Afghanistan, does it have to begin routinely attacking the Haqqani network and other trouble-makers inside their Pakistan lairs? Brian Katulis of the Center for American Progress, and Stephen Biddle at the Council on Foreign Relations -- Afghanistan experts, both -- take on the issue with John Nagl, president of the Center for a New American Security, and me.