Archive: Foreign Policy

Path to a Pashtun Rebellion in Afghanistan

Pashtun children make their way from an armored personnel carrier toward Marines on patrol in the Helmand province of Afghanistan last August. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson/file) In the debate over U.S. strategy in Afghanistan, author Seth G. Jones believes the path to success lies in facilitating a Pashtun revolt against...

By Steven E. Levingston | October 2, 2009; 05:30 AM ET | Comments (8)

What Richard Holbrooke Is Reading

In July, New Yorker writer George Packer traveled with special representative Richard Holbrooke to Afghanistan and Pakistan. On the flight over, Holbrooke and his staff were discussing some of the problems Pakistan faces, including riots the previous week over a lack of electricity. From Packer's profile of Holbrooke, which ran...

By Rachel Hartigan Shea | September 29, 2009; 12:18 PM ET | Comments (0)


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