Petraeus’ Failed Legacy of Nation-Building in Afghanistan

Further to Jeremy Scahill’s reporting on General David Petraeus’s impact on the CIA is a post at the Afghanistan Study Group by Mary Kaszynski on the costs and feasiblity of nation-building in the war-torn country: Bing West, assistant Secretary of Defense… Continue Reading  

A Case for Continued Engagement with Iran (Cc: Jennifer Rubin)

The “impulse to walk away from the [talks with Iran] is understandable”, writes Mary Kaszynski, a nuclear policy analyst at the American Security Project, but “negotiating with Iran is the only way to achieve a lasting solution to the nuclear dilemma.”… Continue Reading