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NATO operations have ended in Afghanistan. What and where should its next role be?

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NATO operations have ended in Afghanistan. What and where should its next role be?

<p>Thirteen years after Western allies defeated the Taliban, <span class="caps">NATO</span> ended its operations in Afghanistan in December. But the Taliban are taking back territory.</p> <p><span class="caps">NATO</span> faces new crises, with questions if it should get involved against Islamic extremist rebels in Syria and Iraq. </p> <p>With fighting near <span class="caps">NATO</span> member Turkey’s border what should <span class="caps">NATO</span> and Europe do to stabilise and restore peace to nearby regions?</p> <p>Would intervention be a solution to the waves of refugees on European shores?</p> <p>Or like in Afghanistan and Libya, would <span class="caps">NATO</span>’s intervention without deeper international commitment to state-building only lead to more chaos and bloodshed?</p> <p>These and others are the questions up for debate with anchor Chris Burns. </p> <p>His discussion panel includes Richard Froh, Deputy Assistant Secretary General at <span class="caps">NATO</span>’s Operations Division; Afzal Khan, Vice-Chair of the European Parliament’s Security and Defence Subcommittee and a member of the Socialists and Democrats; and Pauline Massart, Deputy Director of the Brussels think tank Security & Defence Agenda. </p> <p><strong>Watch the video</strong></p>