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Major Gen. (ret.) Paul Eaton
September 10, 2014
Two things that could hinder US efforts to ‘destroy’ ISIS By Deena Zaru September 10, 2014 | CNN.com 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 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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
August 11, 2014 | John Gambling Show NSN Senior Advisor Major General Paul Eaton (Ret.) interviewed on the John Gambling Show. To listen to the full interview, click play below. .
July 30, 2014
Fox Business’s Matt Welch interviews NSN’s Paul Eaton on Iraq July 29th, 2014 | Fox Business To watch full interview, click here.
June 25, 2014
Is the enemy of our enemy our friend? By William Douglas June 25, 2014 | The Bellingham Herald The United States considers Iran a top state sponsor of terrorism, a budding nuclear threat and a meddlesome supporter of President Bashar Assad’s regime in civil war-torn Syria. But those negatives apparently aren’t enough to prevent Washington from considering […]
June 20, 2014
Major General Paul Eaton (Ret.), NSN Senior Advisor, speaks about Iraq on The Joe Piscopo Show. June 20, 2014 | AM 970 WNYM To listen to the interview, click here.
Iraq vets say Obama’s promise of no combat for U.S. advisers will be hard to keep By James Rosen June 20, 2014 | McClatchy Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — Given how quickly Iraqi security forces have ceded large chunks of territory to Islamist militants in the last week, Americans who’ve fought in Iraq say President Barack Obama’s […]
June 19, 2014
After Iraq, Questions About Training Foreign Armies By Sandra I. Erwin June 19, 2014 | National Defense Magazine The collapse of the Iraqi army is likely to raise new questions about U.S. military plans to train foreign allies to help fight insurgencies and terrorist groups. Building “partner capacity” has been a hallmark of U.S. military […]