Douglas Ollivant

New America Foundation

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Senior fellow with the New America Foundation and a senior vice president for strategy with Mantid, a strategic consulting firm helping Iraqis with development plans; retired Lieutenant Colonel with the US Army and former chief of plans for American forces in Iraq

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After first calling it "collateral damage," then then saying that Afghan forces needed support against the resurgent Taliban, the US has admitted it ordered a deadly air-attack on a…

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An End to the Civil War in Iraq?

The "surge" of US military forces in Iraq has reduced the level of violence, as promised.

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