SECURITY & DEFENCE AGENDA is a brussels think thank examining security issues in the world. SDA organised recently a debate with senior afghan journalists about the situation in Afghanistan nowadays.
Senior Afghan journalists issued a plea to the international community not to abandon Afghanistan once NATO combat troops have completed their withdrawal in 2014. During the SDA debate, they urged Western partners to maintain their commitment to safeguarding Afghanistan’s post-conflict transition. The journalists joined international experts to discuss the prospects and challenges facing the country in the coming months and years.
The debate featured Nicholas Williams, Head of Afghanistan Team, North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO); Andreas Fischer-Barnicol, Afghanistan Desk, European External Action Service (EEAS); Najibullah Amiri, Chief Editor, Salam Watander;Najiba Ayubi, Director, Radio Killid; Mujahid Kakar, News Manager, Moby Media Group; Danish Karokhel, Director, Pajhwok Afghan News (PAN); Khpolwak Sapai, Broadcasting Director, Shamshad TV.