Adam Cohen

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Dealing with the Haqqanis

The current U.S. strategy to confront its antagonists reflects a decade of missteps and misunderstandings.

Reduce Corruption, Defeat the Taliban

The United States wants to negotiate with the Taliban from a position of strength. But reining in Afghan government corruption, not applying ever more military pressure, is the key to gaining a strong hand.

Afghanistan: Going through Withdrawal

As the president clarifies his plan for withdrawing troops from Afghanistan, the most important thing is not the what or the when but the how.