Diplomacy as a Response to Terrorism in Afghanistan Diplomacy is a vastly more effective response to terrorism in Afghanistan. The premise of this paper is that the diplomatic approach to fighting terrorism in Afghanistan is actually being waged on the political front in Pakistan. The response of democratic nations to terrorism can vary widely according to agendas which supersede the ideals of democracy. In stark opposition to diplomacy, the principles of democracy and the respect for the rights of individuals may be dispensed when it comes to fighting terror; yet democratic nations like the U.S. and Pakistan certainly respond to terrorism in disparate ways. Since summer of 2008, “U.S. forces based in Afghanistan have accelerated the tempo...The end:
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