Lawrence Sellin ARTICLES
Such a move would spell checkmate for the U.S. counterinsurgency policy in Afghanistan
Is Chinese Militarization Of Pakistan Beginning?
Pakistan is not shy about stating its interest in joint naval operations
Afghanistan Is A Proxy War, Not An Insurgency
The Taliban is a bunch of hired thugs who extort villagers at gunpoint
Reinventing The Wheel In Afghanistan (To Keep The Cash Flowing)
Here is a true story from the annals of international business
The Convoluted Arguments Underlying U.S. Afghanistan Strategy
U.S. strategy in Afghanistan is not only illogical, it is being overtaken by events
Was Iran Behind The Kandahar Bombing That Killed UAE Diplomats?
They had the motivation and opportunity.
ISIS Is Growing In Pakistan
The Afghan Taliban may only be the tip of the Islamist iceberg in South Asia.
Diversity Is Radical Islam's Greatest Weakness
Exploiting fractures in the ideology could allow the U.S. to achieve its goals with less blood.
China’s Risky Investment In Pakistan
The countries are making a huge bet that economic development can coexist with the infrastructure of terrorism.
War Gaming A U.S. Withdrawal From Afghanistan
By destabilizing Afghanistan, Pakistan ultimately may be destabilizing itself.
The Strategic Truth About The War In Afghanistan
There is leverage -- potential paint points -- that U.S. analysts should consider exploiting.
Pakistan Could Become China's South Asian North Korea
One North Korea is enough.
Creating A 12 To 24-Month Policy Bridge For A New Afghanistan Strategy
A longer term solution will follow
What Will Happen If The U.S. Leaves Afghanistan Prematurely
'A Pakistan-supported Taliban government would be in control of Afghanistan within twelve months'
Meet the Mullahs: Pakistan's Neighborhood Islamist Evangelists
An independent, secular Balochistan, free of religious militancy may be the solution for the region.
The Problem In Afghanistan Is Pakistan
Pakistan perpetuates the war in Afghanistan. We can do something about it or get out now.
U.S. Afghan And South Asian Policy Suffers From Strategic Stagnation
An independent Balochistan could dampen regional terrorism and strengthen U.S. interests.
Kushner Discovers Unified Field Theory Of Government
Counter Pakistan's Support For The Taliban With Baloch Nationalism
It is an opportunity for the U.S. to exert leverage.
A Vietnam Strategy For Afghanistan
It is less about absolute troop levels than how an agreed-upon strategy is being executed.
Trump's Political Epitaph
Pleasing the political establishment and representing the people are mutually exclusive endeavors.
Trump Could Be Jeopardizing His Presidency
Donald Trump is giving everything to the establishment and nothing to his base.
Politics As The Continuation Of Business By Other Means
In Washington D.C., influence is priceless.
We Are Only Getting Better At Doing The Wrong Things In Afghanistan
We need to consider alternatives to our current plans.
H. R. McMaster Thinks It Is 1914 And Russia Is A Problem
There is a danger in following every military trend which may not be new, unique or predictive.
This Is Why Donald Trump Is President
Donald Trump was elected largely for who he was not.
An Afghanistan Strategy Primer For The Trump Administration
The U.S. faces the same obstacles, but also has new potential courses of action.
Is Middle East Instability An Opportunity To Apply Leverage?
It’s not rocket science. It’s Machiavelli.
Obama's Rigged Intelligence Community
This is a coup attempt in slow motion.
Benghazi's Unconnected Dots
The White House was duped and outmaneuvered by the Iranians and Russians.