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Topic for September 2021 - The impact of Afghanistan failure

    • 63 posts
    August 21, 2021 2:38 PM BST

    The topic and agenda for our September discussion are: 

     

    Topic

    What issues does the Afghanistan failure raise for the West (and the UK in particular) and do we need to amend our strategy and foreign policy as a result?

     

    Agenda

    • What are our emotional reactions and feelings?
    • What are the main potential alternative outcomes for Afghanistan?
    • What were the mistakes that got us here?
    • What specific issues arise for NATO and the West?
    • Do additional or different issues arise for the UK?
    • What issues arise for the UN?
    • As a consequence what credible strategies should we pursue for the future?
    • How should we amend our document Foreign Affairs and the UK's Future Role in the World?

     

    Do input any thoughts you have that would contribute to discussion.


    This post was edited by # Probably42 at August 21, 2021 2:39 PM BST
    • 63 posts
    September 16, 2021 3:31 PM BST

    The Discussion output is now available at: Afghanistan - failure consequences