Ukraine is not Afghanistan (Part 2 of 2)

Eric Balough
War In Ukraine
Published in
6 min readMay 12, 2022

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In Part 1 of this series, we began to address the invalid comparisons of the NATO training missions in Afghanistan and Ukraine, and discussed reasons why the training mission in Afghanistan was a resounding failure.

In this part of the series, we’ll discuss many of the differences between Afghanistan and Ukraine and why the mission in Ukraine has been meeting with significant success.

A quick comparison

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Eric Balough
War In Ukraine

Former infantry officer, and current military analyst. Lover of coffee, dogs, Jeeps, hockey and my family.