Factbox: Blood and billions of dollars: NATO’s long war in Afghanistan
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“NATO is not a nation-building, peacekeeping or humanitarian outfit – it is an aggressive military bloc. When it and its individual member states’ military forces leave South and Central Asia then healing, reconstruction and lasting peace can begin.”
On Sept. 12, 2001, NATO allies invoked their mutual defence clause for the first, and so far only time in the Western alliance’s seven-decade history….
NATO’s troop presence peaked in 2011, with more than 130,000 foreign troops from 51 allied and partner countries in Afghanistan. Since 2003, NATO has trained hundreds of thousands of Afghan troops and police officers, including establishing an Afghan air force.
The international military coalition has suffered over 3,500 fatalities since 2001, among them around 2,400 Americans, according to U.S. Congress data.
Will Taliban Afghanistan become a new NATO partner?
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Interesting question. Afghanistan is a member of NATO’s Partners Across the Globe. Let’s see if that arrangement is renounced.
The information revealed in the following bombshell discussion between Niels Harrit and James Corbett has, unfortunately, been for the most part been overlooked by the world’s investigative journalism segment of the population. Perhaps this decision by the Biden administration will direct far greater, intense attention to the false/non-existent reasons for NATO initial military actions in the 1st place. Peace.