"No one showed up for the start of official recruitment for Marjah's first local police force. No one showed up until the third — and last — day at a U.S. Marines base in North Marjah, the Afghan district invaded by American and Afghan military forces in February. Locals told the 3rd Division 6th Marines that they had reservations about joining the force — they were too scared of or too intimidated by the Taliban to risk allying themselves with foreign forces in a landscape that the Marines are still struggling to bring under control."Read the rest of the article - "In Afghanistan, Marines Recruit a Marjah Police Force", Time Magazine, June 7, 2010.
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