Saturday, July 17, 2010

Local Villages to Get Forces to Fight Taliban in Afghanistan

Karzai has approved a plan for the U.S. military, in conjunction with the Afghan Ministry of Interior, to develop a network of local security forces numbering about 10,000.  They will be village security defense forces - a type of local police.  Read more in "The U.S. Goes Local to Fight the Taliban in Afghanistan", Time, July 16, 2010.  Read more about local village defense programs in Afghanistan.

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