Showing posts with label timeline. Show all posts
Showing posts with label timeline. Show all posts

Sunday, October 23, 2016

Interactive Timeline of Afghan Conflict - CFR

The Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) presents an interactive timeline of the conflict in Afghanistan. It is entitled "1999-Present: U.S. War in Afghanistan". The timeline covers all the major events of the Afghan conflict encompassing the security and political aspects of the war.

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Afghan Drawdown Needs Modification

A commentator, Thomas F. Lynch III, has called for a modified drawdown plan for Afghanistan. Lynch, a research fellow at the National Defense University (NDU) and someone with significant Afghan experience, states that the need for ". . . a comprehensive policy and strategy review for post-2014 military-intelligence support to Afghanistan needs to be conducted in early 2015". Read his analysis and recommendations in "There is Still Time to Keep Afghanistan from Going the Way of Iraq - If Drawdown Plans are Significantly Modified", Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI), March 2015.

Monday, December 29, 2014

Timeline of Afghan War

Now that the ISAF mission in Afghanistan has ended everyone is updating their timelines of the history of the Afghan War. The UK's Daily Mail has their version posted here.

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Timeline of Afghanistan's History

For those interested in Afghanistan's history over the past four plus centuries you can view "Timeline: Afghanistan since 1700" by The Cairo Review of Global Affairs.

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Transition Timeline

Transition, when referring to Afghanistan, is used to describe " . . . the process by which the lead responsibility for security in Afghanistan is gradually being transitioned from the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) to the Afghan National Security Forces". Transition is said to have been fully achieved by mid-summer 2013. ISAF has published an interactive timeline to explain transition - an informative tool to learn more about transition. You can also learn more about transition in Afghanistan here.