Special Report: Afghanistan 2010

Special Report: Afghanistan 2010

This World Politics Review special report is a compilation of WorldPolitics Review’s top articles on Afghanistan from December 2009 through June 2010. It is an update of WPR’s first special report on Afghanistan, published in 2009.

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Obama’s Afghanistan Plan: The Partner Problem
By Richard Weitz
December 2, 2009

Navigating Roadblocks in Afghanistan
By Nikolas Gvosdev
December 4, 2009

Can Spheres of Influence Solve Afghanistan?
By Nikolas Gvosdev
December 11, 2009

The Challenges of Reconstruction in Afghanistan
By Judah Grunstein
January 28, 2010

Reintegrating the Taliban
By Craig Davis
February 2, 2010

Gambling on Afghan Security Forces in Helmand

By Balint Szlanko
February 11, 2010

NATO’s Rasmussen Stresses Allied Support for Afghan Mission
By Richard Weitz
February 24, 2010

Death and Taxes in Marjah, Afghanistan
By Joshua Foust
March 1, 2010

Avalanche Reaction Reveals Afghan Strengths, Weaknesses
By David Axe
March 17, 2010

India Looks to Deepen its Afghan Presence
By Priyanka Bhardwaj
March 18, 2010

Obama’s Multiple Messages in Kabul
By Richard Weitz
March 30, 2010

In Eastern Afghanistan, Virtual ‘No Go’ Zones for NATO Forces
By David Axe
March 31, 2010

In Northern Afghanistan, a Murky Insurgency
By Balint Szlanko
April 7, 2010

Time for a ‘Plan B’ in Afghanistan
By Nikolas Gvosdev
April 9, 2010

Karzai Brings Afghan Peace Plan to Washington
By Richard Weitz
May 11, 2010

Afghanistan’s Poppy Blight Could Mean Trouble for War Effort
By Matthew C. Dupee
May 21, 2010

Training for Afghan Forces Accelerates Ahead of 2011 Deadline

By David Axe
June 9, 2010

Afghanistan’s Opium Tragedy
By Richard Weitz
June 22, 2010

Knowing When to Walk Away from Afghanistan
By Nikolas Gvosdev
June 25, 2010