Author profile: Michael Dean Krebs

The Inability of the U.S. to Replicate the Al Anbar Awakening in Afghanistan

The Inability of the U.S. to Replicate the Al Anbar Awakening in Afghanistan

Success in Iraq was primarily the result of conditions prior to the surge. Acknowledging this, the thesis will argue that in Afghanistan the US is faced with a much bleaker picture.

Breaking Point: the Future of China’s Economy

Breaking Point: the Future of China’s Economy

Following the tradition of stability, China has been unable to adequately address the fluxing social changes occurring due to massive sustained economic growth.