Sarah Chayes, former special adviser to the command of the international troops in Afghanistan
Winslow Wheeler, director of the military reform project at the Center for Defense Information
Patrick Cronin, senior adviser at the Center for A New American Security
With growing doubts over the way ahead in Afghanistan, confirmation hearings are set to begin for Gen. David Petraeus. The counter-insurgency strategy in Afghanistan calls for a surge of U.S. troops, many of whom are already on their way. But little progress has been seen on the ground.