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.