author={Amir Mohammad Reza Taheri},
  journal={American Foreign Policy Interests},
  pages={364 - 375}
  • A. Taheri
  • Published 1 October 1965
  • Political Science
  • American Foreign Policy Interests
Abstract With casualties mounting among U.S. and allied forces and a dramatic increase in attacks by the Taliban, the president has been under mounting pressure to define a new strategy for a war now in its eighth year. The debate over strategy started with at least three different approaches. The first, reportedly espoused by Vice President Joseph Biden, urges a reduction in the American military footprint in Afghanistan, combined with an increase in targeted attacks against suspected Al Qaeda…