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Anthony H. Cordesman

Anthony H. Cordesman is the Arleigh A. Burke Chair in Strategy at the Center for Strategic and International Studies.

Ramadi is Only Part of the Problem With Iraq

The defeat at Ramadi should not have happened, but the war to save Iraq will be won in Mosul.


Just the Beginning: Afghanistan Troop Deal Prelude to Another Half Decade of War

This is not the end. After the security agreement, U.S. involvement in Afghanistan’s conflict is far from over. By Anthony H. Cordesman