Civilian Surge in Afghanistan Could Be Future Model for Post-War Reconstruction Efforts




Anders Fogh Rasmussen, the Secretary General of NATO, argues that "successful crisis management requires a new compact between all the different civilian and military actors." In order to stabilise Afghanistan, it is essential to have civilian experts on the ground that understand local issues including agriculture, gender issues, inter-cultural tensions and healthcare. Rasmussen added that this radical new approach in Afghanistan could act as "the prototype of what we need to do better tog...
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