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No Military Solution to Afghan Conflict: NATO (Update)

Discussion in 'Afghanistan Defence Forum' started by M.R.9, Jun 10, 2018.

  1. Trango Towers

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    Gen. Gull Hamid May Allah forgive all his sins.

    When the west was celebrating that the Taliban had vanished over night. He warned them they will kill you slowly. Slow death indeed and trillion dollars later we are at square one.
     
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    The Sec General is actually telling the Taliban that they have no chance defeating NATO in Afghanistan.
     
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    Most Taliban live 5km from where they fight..so unless NATO gone wait for 100 years sooner or later they are going to lose

    That's the problem with home grown insurgency

    Problem is poppy and corrupt local govt
     
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    Nobody wants to kill the Taliban, only disarm them. Rather NATO would prefer the Taliban enter local politics actively.

    NATO won't lose. Their main focus is to prop up local Afghan forces and the govt.
     
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    Prop up local forces isn't possible with this level of corruption
     
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    It's a mixed bag. People won't pin their hopes on the ANA if the ANA shows weakness. And ANA's strength is dependent on NATO's support.

    But if the ANA shows that it is militarily superior to the Taliban, then the people will automatically start supporting the establishment over the Taliban. The same thing happened with all the terrorist groups in India, Maoists, ULFA etc. These groups lost local support the minute the state troops started exercising control both militarily and economically. It's all psychological.