Karl EikenberryWilliam J. Perry Fellow in International Security at CISAC, CDDRL, TEC, and Shorenstein APARC Distinguished Fellow; and Former U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan and Retired U.S. Army Lt. General
Karl Eikenberry, the former U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan and William J. Perry Fellow at CISAC, addresses the International Institute for Strategic Studies' Global Strategic Review in Stockholm about global conflicts.
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The incoming William J. Perry Fellows will focus on key security topics: governance and best practices in bioengineering; nuclear deterrence policy in the 21st century; and foreign military interventions and counterinsurgency doctrine. Read more »
Eikenberry: Counterinsurgency fails in AfghanistanCISAC, FSI Stanford News
The counterinsurgency plan in Afghanistan hinged on the assumption that the U.S. military could protect the population, that foreign aid could make the Afghan government more accountable, and that the Karzai administration shared U.S. goals. In an article published by Foreign Affairs, Karl Eikenberry – the William J. Perry Fellow in International Security at CISAC – explains why all three assumptions were "spectacularly incorrect." Read more »
A soldier and diplomat: Karl Eikenberry talks about career, the military and AfghanistanCISAC in the news
CISAC's Karl Eikenberry talks to UCtv about the future of the American all-volunteer military force and the situation in Afghanistan, through the lens of his own experiences as a soldier and diplomat.
The battle within: American armed forces at a crossroadsCISAC, CDDRL in the news: The New York Times on May 26, 2013
The American military is in the midst of a painful reassessment. Stanford's Karl Eikenberry and David Kennedy discuss the implications of America's growing civil-military divide.