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Posts 11 to 20: Major Gen. (ret.) Paul Eaton

Paul Eaton Discussing Obama’s ISIS Strategy on Gannet’s Defense News

September 12, 2014

Major Gen. Paul Eaton interviewed by Gannet’s Defense News with Vago Muradian on President Obama’s ISIS Strategy September 12, 2014 | Gannet’s Defense News   For the original interview, click here

Paul Eaton Quoted in Stars and Stripes on Retraining the Iraqi Army

September 11, 2014

Paul Eaton Quoted in Stars and Stripes on Retraining the Iraqi Army Retraining Iraq’s fractured army: Will it work this time? By Heath Druzin  September 11, 2014 | Stars and Stripes  Retired Army Maj. Gen. Paul Eaton, who oversaw training of the Iraqi forces in the early days of the Iraq War, said that after […]

Paul Eaton on BBC Radio News Discussing the Islamic State

September 11, 2014 | BBC Radio News The World Tonight   For the original piece, click here.

Paul Eaton Quoted in AFP on Training Forces in Iraq and Syria

US hopes training local forces will work – this time September 11, 2014 | AFP Dating back to Vietnam, US attempts to construct professional armies often have faltered, usually because the local leaders see the military as a means of holding on to power rather than defending the country, experts say. The most recent failure […]

Paul Eaton Interviewed by CNBC’s Fast Money on ISIS

September 11, 2014 | CNBC’s Fast Money Major Gen. Paul Eaton shares his view of President Obama’s strategies against ISIS, and the opportunity for other countries to step up.     To see the original post, click here.

Paul Eaton Quoted in New York Times on ISIS Strategy

September 10, 2014

New Military Campaign Extends a Legacy of War By Peter Baker September 10, 2014 | The New York Times Barry Pavel, a former Obama national security aide now at the Atlantic Council, said the president might be acting too tentatively. “I’m not sure half-steps into Syria are ultimately going to achieve the president’s goals,” he […]

Paul Eaton Quoted on on US Efforts to Contain ISIS

Two things that could hinder US efforts to ‘destroy’ ISIS By Deena Zaru September 10, 2014 | The United States welcomed the transition with the hope that al-Abadi will lead Iraq into stability. “It appears to me that the United States is trying to contain ISIS to buy time for a political solution in […]

How Obama can really defeat ISIS in Syria, Iraq and beyond | Paul Eaton

How Obama can really defeat ISIS in Syria, Iraq and beyond By Major General Paul Eaton, James G Stavridis, and Michael D Barbero  September 10, 2014 | The Guardian  A real coalition of the willing, by Ret Maj Gen Paul D Eaton Goals: don’t degrade and destroy without diplomacy The disrupt-and-defeat phase may be coming, but the […]

Six Strategies Obama Could Use to Fight the Islamic State | Paul Eaton

August 29, 2014

By Major General Paul Eaton, Maj. Gen. Charles J. Dunlap, Michael Hirsh, Douglas Feith, Lt. Gen. David Barno, and Adm. James Stavridis August 29, 2014 | Politico Lead a Diplomatic and Economic Offensive, by Ret. Maj. Gen. Paul Eaton The Islamic State has demonstrated that it understands the principles of war—mass, objective, offensive, surprise, economy of force, maneuver, unity of […]

Paul Eaton Quoted in Washington Examiner on Afghan Strategy

August 14, 2014

Experts argue Iraq woes should lead to new strategy in Afghanistan By Susan Crabtree  August 14, 2014  In light of Iraq‘s current problems, some national security experts thinkPresident Obama should rethink his exit strategy in Afghanistan. Moderate voices in the national security community have begun to urge President Obama to reconsider imposing a firm draw-down timeline in Afghanistan after the […]

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