Passing on Petraeus

Progressives should avoid claiming the surge in Iraq as a validation of their views. A response to Rachel Kleinfeld.

By Spencer Ackerman

Intelligence Test

Post-9/11 intel reform has been in name only. To make America safer, we need fundamental change across the entire government.

By Gregory Treverton

Petraeus the Progressive

The surge in Iraq is a success, and we must claim it as our own.

By Rachel Kleinfeld

A Thin Blue Line in the Sand

Iraqization is a dead-end strategy. But there is still some hope of saving the country, and it lies in an unlikely place: local Sunni militia and police.

By Carter Malkasian