The September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the United States would lead to the first Article 5 invocation in NATO history and its longest out of area mission, Afghanistan. In this episode we discuss the initial US mission in Afghanistan with the Global War on Terror, initial NATO involvement with International Security Assistance Forces and the shift to Afghanistan’s current day Resolute Support Mission.
HOSTS: Dr. Stella Adorf, Master Sergeant Alex Burnett, Dr. Linda Risso
GUESTS: Mark Laity, Carmen Romero
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Declaration by the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, 6 September 2006
ISAF’s Strategic Vision, 3 April 2008
Summit Declaration on Afghanistan, 4 April 2009
NATO Afghan First Policy, 23 April 2010
Resolute Support Nations and Afghanistan, 1 December 2015
Joint Statement on the Resolute Support Mission in Afghanistan, 12 July 2018