Ricardo Angoso explains that, according to NATO‘s own objectives to defeat terrorism, establish security and support democracy, Afghanistan is a failed war. In Angoso‘s opinion, no foreign occupying force has ever been able to control Afghanistan, and none ever will. It is time that the Atlantic Alliance learns from the past, because the War in Afghanistan is only going to get worse.
Ricardo Angoso is a journalist specializing in international affairs and the general coordinator of the NGO Dialogo Europeo in Madrid.
RENAUD GIRARD CLAIMS IN HIS BOOK ISRAEL’S FAILED WAR AGAINST LEBANON that: “in a democracy, [a failed war] is one in which the stated objectives announced to the population are not completed: the unconditional liberation of the two Israeli prisoners captured by Hezbol