President Trump’s recently announced Afghanistan policy puts US geopolitical and economic interests first. It appears little concerned with developing peace, infrastructure, and public confidence in Afghanistan itself. It also risks stoking regional rivalries, notably between India and Pakistan. Thomas Merritt, Abdullah Yusuf, and Joseph Royce cast a critical eye across the issues.
|Specialist publication||CABLE - Scotland's monthly online international affairs magazine|
|Publication status||Published - 1 Oct 2017|
- Armed conflict