NATO strategists puzzled
NATO counterinsurgency strategists feel puzzled as five British soldiers stationed in Afghanistan get killed by a trainee Afghan policeman. During eight years of US-NATO rule in Afghanistan, 92 British soldiers have lost their lives this year alone.
NATO, after the collapse of Warsaw Pact as well as the Soviet Union, has shown its desire to expand its influence worldwide by accompanying US military missions.
However, it is up to the British to calculate how much they have benefited from military gaudism.
The US Administration, for its own cause, appears successful in mobilizing European armies in Afghanistan. European armies under NATO have tried to prove the existence of NATO in the 21st century.
But is military occupation a better alternative to cope with the grassroots factors nurturing violence and suicidal attacks? It is not yet advisable to believe that the American and European mentality is too stultified to brainstorm over the issue.
Tags: NATO , Militarism , Army , Counterinsurgency , Occupation
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