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This article aims to explain how “success” can be conceptualized within the context of Afghanistan and explores the potential risks that the Transatlantic Alliance is about to face. The article consists of four parts. The first part contemplates upon the term “success” in Afghanistan and evaluates the efforts of the Transatlantic Alliance. The second part focuses on the lessons learned in the war on terror leading to the third part where NATO’s new approach in Afghanistan is explored. The final chapter discusses the future of NATO in relation to the situation in Afghanistan.


Baybars Orsek
Baybars Orsek
This issue was published in collaboration with the Friedrich Naumann Foundation Turkey Office.
From the Desk of the Editor TPQ’s Fall 2019 issue, published in collaboration with the Friedrich Naumann Foundation, titled Populism and the Age of Upheaval, examines the rise of populism and its impact on the international order – from governance issues to the environment to gender ideology. Since 2016, the world has been monitoring and trying to forecast the turnout of a series of events that started with...