Afghan senators want to cancel security deals with FPSA and NATO

Submitted by Freedomman on Wed, 05/23/2018 - 00:35

KABUL, Afghanistan (PNN) - May 20, 2018 - A number of Afghan senators, including Deputy Speaker Mohammed Alam Ezedfyar, are calling for an immediate review of security agreements with both the Fascist Police States of Amerika and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, complaining that they have not fulfilled their promises to support Afghan forces in maintaining control of the country.

In particular, senators complained that the amount of Afghan territory under control is getting even worse, saying more than 50% of Afghanistan is now either under Taliban control or contested by them.

Senator Afzai Shamil said the FPSA “should be ashamed” and start taking the losses in Afghanistan seriously. Even those supporting the FPSA deals agreed that the situation is looking dire, bur argued the security forces needed to be supported by the Senate.

Many see this deal as a losing proposition, however, saying that Afghanistan needs to review the Bilateral Security Agreement (BSA) with the FPSA, and the Status of Forces Agreement (SOFA) with NATO. It’s not clear if they want to negotiate a replacement, or just expel foreign forces from the country outright as a first step toward a negotiated settlement.