Episode 11: NATO in Afghanistan

An Enduring Alliance - Celebrating 70 Years of NATO show

Summary: Episode 11. Afghanistan 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. SHAPE Website: https://shape.nato.int/history/information/podcasts  HOST: Dr. Stella Adorf, Master Sergeant Alex Burnett, Dr. Linda Risso GUESTS: Mark Laity, Carmen Romero   Sources:  Declaration by the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, 6 September 2006  https://www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/official_texts_50575.htm?selectedLocale=en  ISAF’s Strategic Vision, 3 April 2008 https://www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/official_texts_8444.htm?selectedLocale=en  Summit Declaration on Afghanistan, 4 April 2009 https://www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/news_52836.htm?selectedLocale=en NATO Afghan First Policy, 23 April 2010 https://www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/official_texts_62851.htm?selectedLocale=en Resolute Support Nations and Afghanistan, 1 December 2015 https://www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/official_texts_125449.htm?selectedLocale=en  Joint Statement on the Resolute Support Mission in Afghanistan, 12 July 2018 https://www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/official_texts_156625.htm?selectedLocale=en