After the West’s Afghanistan Intervention: Preventing Technopolitical Misjudgments

The outcome of the Afghanistan intervention is devastating: at the end of the most expensive military operation in its history, the West has to admit that practically none of the objectives has been achieved. Moreover, the West will have to take responsibility for the high number of casualties and the staggering scale of destruction. The numerous articles in critical media have already elaborated all this quite well. So far, however, the techno-political aspect has remained unconsidered. ()

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This article is an extended excerpt from the dossier »War on error«, which draws a first disruptive-technological balance on the events in Afghanistan since the invasion of NATO and U.S. troops on October 7, 2001, until their withdrawal on August 31, 2021, in the hope of supportively counteracting future political and military “miscalculations.”