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Afghanistan: Lose The Battle But Win The War

This article was written by IWP alumnus Mohammad Shafiq.

NATO heads of state and government should be aware of these challenges and a solution about Afghanistan. While the summit of these leaders will be held on Thursday 25 May 2017 in Brussels, Belgium, their mission in Afghanistan faces enormous challenges. The mainstream media either forgot about Afghanistan or talk mostly about losing the war. We have not lost the war. This war can be ended and here are the reasons.

Resolving decades of conflicts in Afghanistan, defeating Daesh (ISIL), Al-Qaeda, the Taliban and countering Russia, Pakistan, and Iran’s destabilizing activities, is not an easy job, but it’s not impossible. Unified efforts of the NATO and the world community can guarantee an abrupt end of this war.

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