September 22, 2021 9:10 pm

Tag: Afghanistan Conflict

Privatisation of War is a big No for Afghanistan says Afghan Diplomat Naveed Noormal

Privatisation of War is a big No for Afghanistan says Afghan Diplomat Naveed Noormal

Politics
An Interview with Afghan Diplomat Naveed Noormal about Erik Prince's Proposal for Privatisation of War in Afghanistan, after his counter with Erik on the Head to Head Talk show in Oxford Interviewer: Mariam Amini Why does Afghanistan's firmly reject the plan that Erik Prince is proposing to the Trump administration? The plan is not only rejected by Afghanistan, but also many international partners including some key figures in the US. Former Secretary James Mattis said “When Americans put their nation's credibility on the line, privatizing is probably not a wise idea”. To address your question, I will respond to it with three points. First, the core objective of US forces and NATO in Afghanistan is to fight terrorism, help Afghanistan to build a sovereign and democratic state, and...