The Heat: Afghanistan’s future headlines talks at NATO summit

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An Afghanistan National Army (ANA) soldier salutes during a graduation ceremony at a commando unit base in Reesh Khor on the outskirts of Kabul on May 16, 2017. (AFP PHOTO / WAKIL KOHSAR)

After nearly 16 years of war, what is the way forward for Afghanistan? That’s the question NATO leaders are asking after a summit in Brussels. The members of the military alliance renewed their commitments to Afghan partners as NATO leaders weighed deploying additional troops.

So what’s next for Afghanistan? CGTN’s Catherine James reports.
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The Heat: Afghanistan's future headlines talks at NATO summit Pt 1

After nearly 16 years of war, what is the way forward for Afghanistan? That’s the question NATO leaders are asking after a summit in Brussels. The members of the military alliance renewed their commitments to Afghan partners as NATO leaders weighed deploying additional troops. So what’s next for Afghanistan? CGTN’s Catherine James reports.

To discuss Afghanistan’s challenges and the way forward:

  • Omar Samad, Afghanistan’s former ambassador to Canada and France
  • Kurt Volker, the former U.S. Permanent Representative to NATO
  • Ali Mohammad Ali, a senior fellow focusing on Afghanistan at the Center for Global Policy

The Heat: Afghanistan's future headlines talks at NATO summit Pt 2

After nearly 16 years of war, what is the way forward for Afghanistan? That’s the question NATO leaders are asking after a summit in Brussels. The members of the military alliance renewed their commitments to Afghan partners as NATO leaders weighed deploying additional troops. To discuss Afghanistan’s challenges and the way forward: Omar Samad, Afghanistan’s former ambassador to Canada and France. Kurt Volker, the former U.S. Permanent Representative to NATO. Ali Mohammad Ali, a senior fellow focusing on Afghanistan at the Center for Global Policy.

The Heat: Afghanistan's future headlines talks at NATO summit Pt 3

After nearly 16 years of war, what is the way forward for Afghanistan? That’s the question NATO leaders are asking after a summit in Brussels. The members of the military alliance renewed their commitments to Afghan partners as NATO leaders weighed deploying additional troops. To discuss Afghanistan’s challenges and the way forward: Omar Samad, Afghanistan’s former ambassador to Canada and France. Kurt Volker, the former U.S. Permanent Representative to NATO. Ali Mohammad Ali, a senior fellow focusing on Afghanistan at the Center for Global Policy.