LET US LISTEN TO A FEW WORDS FROM ONE OF THE WHITE BLOOD CELLS OF THE NATO MILITARY CORPSE.
Afghanistan will unravel NATO, says Canadian general
NATO’s long-term exit strategy: building Afghan security forces
Whatever strategy NATO uses to fight insurgents in Afghanistan, its exit strategy is centred on building the Afghan army and police until they can ensure security, top officials and officers say. Even if NATO takes a concerted counter-insurgency approach to try to steal the initiative away from the Taliban, Al-Qaeda and their backers, building up national security forces will take at least four years. “There are some basic physical limitations as to how quickly you can recruit, educate and train Afghan soldiers, so it makes sense to expect a four or five year time perspective,” NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen has said. Continue reading