United States and Britain want to get out of NATO from Afghanistan A new strategy for the differences exist
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scheduled international conference on Afghanistan held in London on December 28, focusing on how to stabilize the situation in Afghanistan, the international parties concerned to promote the “sharing” in Afghanistan this “hot potato” .
in Afghanistan, “terrorism” is difficult to break the deadlock in the context of the London meeting will be another opportunity to resolve the Afghan issue it? Analysts believe that, although the main parties in Afghanistan have for the meeting “expectations”, but once alone to solve this “chronic illness” will be very difficult.
UK: I hope to meet their own interests
the international conference on Afghanistan in the initiative of British Prime Minister Gordon Brown held. Actively contribute to meeting the UK mainly for their own interests. British Foreign Secretary David Miliband 21 meeting with U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, both said that this meeting is to discuss Afghanistan, “the next step to take very specific measures”, and increase civil aid to Afghanistan.
UK U.S. war in Afghanistan has always been the most steadfast ally, the number in Yingjun after the United States is currently about 9,000 people, and based primarily in the most volatile and dangerous Arab southern Herman Tak province. British death toll so far has more than 200 people. Like the United States, Britain also want to withdraw from Afghanistan as soon as possible.
protracted Afghanistan is Brown’s Labour Party government of a “heart disease”, as a constraint to the Labour Party’s election victory in the first half of this year, an important factor. With the British death toll in A growing voter discontent is rising, the opposition Conservative Party took the opportunity to attack the Labour government’s lack of clear strategy for the Arab. Therefore, the Labour government in Afghanistan need a breakthrough, and hope that the London meeting with other participants to develop a clear and comprehensive political framework under which to achieve the Arab strategic objectives.
In addition, to ease the pressure on the terrorist attacks on the United Kingdom need to consider the reality. For “9.11″ incident, to follow the U.S. in the war on terror, Britain has been the number one terrorist targets in Europe. At present, the worsening situation in Yemen on terror, the British Home Secretary Johnson has announced the British terror threat level faced by the “more serious” to “serious.” Brown has repeatedly pointed out that the prevalence of terrorism in Afghanistan and the UK will have serious implications for other parts of the world.
United States: an early desire to get out
stabilize the situation in Afghanistan and from Afghanistan as soon as possible “quagmire” has become the U.S. president to get out of Obama’s diplomatic priorities. But Obama announced late last year after 30,000 more troops to Afghanistan, the security situation in Afghanistan does not turn for the better. U.S. wants allies at this meeting requirements to increase the civilian side of the investment in Afghanistan, to coincide with military means, as soon as possible to stabilize Afghanistan.
the United States has recognized the difficult military means alone to solve the Afghan problem. Before the meeting in London, the United States on December 21 announced a “strategic stability in Afghanistan and Pakistan region,” announced the increase in Afghanistan, the focus on agriculture as the leading industry assistance, job creation, limited by the Taliban poppy trade financing. U.S. assistance aims to strengthen civil, prompting the government improve its ability Ah, so that gradually in most parts of Afghanistan to assume security responsibility, or Barack Obama in July 2011 commitment to withdrawal is difficult to achieve.
United States hopes to join NATO and NATO countries as possible to increase A civil assistance. Despite the assistance provided by these countries may be “negligible”, but with a wide range of “international support” Obama on the American people and Congress have a better explanation.
Right now, the American public and media focus is the health care reform and the creation of employment and other livelihood issues. Obama and the Democrats on these issues, suffering from Republican accusations. The United States if they could get enough of the London meeting “international support”, Obama would ease the pressure on the domestic political help.
NATO: the pursuit of coherence noise is inevitable
in Afghanistan, NATO and the U.S. position remained the same, but there are also differences. In the United States announced an adjustment to the Arab strategy, most of its NATO allies immediately expressed support. NATO’s new strategy in A there are three main aspects: First, the U.S. military action with troops from the military against the Taliban; the second is a substantial increase in training personnel to help train Afghan security forces and expansion, preparing for the future withdraw ; third is in the implementation of military operations in Afghanistan while focusing on livelihood issues, to improve the image and win hearts and minds. Local media reports, NATO is considering the establishment of the highest civil office in Afghanistan, has overall responsibility for providing financial assistance to the UAE.
Although NATO’s new strategy in Afghanistan has surfaced, but still there are some internal differences, including France and Germany and other major powers including the United States, some countries do not want to follow the pace. This is primarily because of the war in Afghanistan has lost popular support in these countries, policy-makers face great political pressure and risk, especially in difficult to make a decision on sending troops. Second, some countries NATO’s new strategy can be effective doubts.
has revealed, according to NATO officials, NATO hopes to take a unified position on the London conference to promote the implementation of the new strategy in Afghanistan, while the Fadeshijia pressure between the two countries, or sending trainers to provide financial assistance, etc. action.