NATO's Afghanistan strategy – credibility at risk
Afghanistan is at a critical juncture. Therefore NATO leaders, at their summit this week, should shift their strategy for Afghanistan. NATO's long military engagement has not brought an end to the war. Kai Eide, former UN Special Representative in Afghanistan as well as Norway's former ambassador to NATO, argues that time has come to test the Taliban's willingness for a dialogue and to abandon the illusion that a military victory over them is possible. Kai Eide says so from his personal experience: he has had contacts with Taliban representatives for years.
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