Friday, February 7, 2014
Analysis of US-Afghan Bilateral Security Agreement
Much of the press coverage on the Bilateral Security Agreement (BSA) centers on President Karzai's refusal to sign the agreement even in the face of overwhelming support from the Loya Jirga. Yet, other than stating that the BSA will allow the US and NATO to keep troops in Afghanistan beyond December 2014 most observers don't really know the details of the BSA. A writer, Rajeev Agarwal - a research fellow for the Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses (IDSA), has provided us with an analysis of the BSA. Read "US-Afghanistan: Implications of Bilateral Security Agreement (BSA) - Analysis", Albany Tribune, February 6, 2014.