Saturday, November 15, 2014
Aid for Afghanistan? Will it continue?
A commentator presents his thoughts on the withdrawal of ISAF from Afghanistan, the utility of providing aid to Afghanistan after 2014, how ISIS has diverted the attention of the world from Afghanistan (as did the 2003 Iraq invasion), the significance of the signing of the Bilateral Security Agreement and the Afghan elections, the linkage of security and development within a counterinsurgency model, and the differences in the framework of aid provided by the European Union and the United States. Read more in "Assisting Afghanistan: Will Aid Progress, Adapt, or Wither?", by James Flint, E-International Relations, November 4, 2014.