Since the foreign troops withdrawal from Afghanistan, a great power vacuum was created in the country which resulted in the Afghan Taliban taking control of Kabul on August 15, leaving multiple regional and extra-regional stakeholders fighting for
It is a rare opportunity that permanent peace and stability may be achieved in this region.
Two decades ago on 7 October 2001 the United States, backed by its close allies Britain, Canada and Australia, began a military invasion of Afghanistan in south-central Asia.
1) Iran's independence – The Iranian revolution was a leading factor which set Jimmy Carter's government to incite division and conflict in Afghanistan, which shares an extensive western border with Iran.
The uni-polar moment
It was no coincidence, as the Jimmy Carter administration was looking on in dismay at “the loss of Iran” in early 1979, that Washington rapidly moved to increase its presence in the Middle East and surrounding regions.
The US withdrawal from Afghanistan, was vehemently opposed by architects of the War on Terror strategy, who had used it as a ploy to occupy and destroy in their long- term objective for
Taliban has declared a general amnesty and announced that no one will be arrested or punished.
Allow me to start off with a disclaimer: The material in this paper may cause original thoughts to develop and have you question your programmed and indoctrinated thinking.
The retired American General Stanley McChrystal, who previously oversaw US-NATO military operations in Afghanistan, said a decade ago that Washington had a “frighteningly simplistic view” of Afghanistan.