NATO Chief on Afghan Legacy: ‘Have To Ask Some Difficult Questions’
Jens Stoltenberg weighs in on AUKUS, Zapad, and the fate of Afghanistan after 20 years of bitter toil.
NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said one of the main lessons the NATO alliance should take away from its two-decade-long mission in Afghanistan is it needs to be “ready to use military force again if we are attacked, to fight international terrorism,” even as he conceded the alliance needed to address “difficult questions” about the trajectory of the war.
Robbie Gramer is a diplomacy and national security reporter at Foreign Policy. Twitter: @RobbieGramer
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