NATO's Violation of International Law in Afghanistan: A Critical Analysis

  • Ghulam Asghar Siming, Amir Ahmed Khuhro, Imdad Hussain Sahto, Imran Ahmed Shah


Afghanistan is a geopolitically important country which is currently facing issues like poor economy, limited resources, weak communication system, conflicts, civil wars and political unrest. In regard with these issues, this qualitative study has applied narrative design of research and aims to analyze the characteristics of residents and land of Afghanistan; it also aims to find out the causes and effects of USSR invasion of Afghanistan in 1978. The study is extensively focused on emergence of Taliban in Afghanistan, 9/11 incident, NATO's aggression and occupation of Afghanistan, which will result in details regarding NATO's violation in Afghanistan and its impacts on future global politics, international law and international organizations. Both primary and secondary data sources are employed for exploring 9/11 incident and NATO's attack on Afghanistan. The study possesses novelty based on the fact that it has addressed issues like USSR invasion of Afghanistan, 9/11 incident and NATO's attack on Afghanistan in context of its impacts on people and land of Afghanistan. Long lasted impacts of these incidents are highlighted by the study which tremendously adds significant historical information to the literature while relating it with the current conditions of Afghanistan. Moreover, this study has mentioned several issues, addressing which, the unrest in Afghanistan can be significantly reduced.