The Uncertain Lessons of Iraq & Afghanistan - CSIS
Shape, Clear, Hold, and Build: "The Uncertain Lessons of the Afghan & Iraq Wars"
By Anthony H. Cordesman
Sep 23, 2009
The US is losing the war in Afghanistan, and we risk losing the gains we have made in Iraq, largely as a result of our own mistakes. After eight years of war, the US is still seeking to learn how to address the problems of armed nation building.