Friday, August 20, 2010

Are Afghan Village Security Forces actually Local Militias With a New Name?

Many critics are saying that the new program of establishing local village security forces are just another way of using local militias to do what the Afghan security forces can't do.  And the critics point out that this is a dangerous road to go down.  Read more in:

August 12, 2010. "Afghanistan's 'Militia' Problem: Can Local Defense Forces Replace Private Security Firms". The Jamestown Foundation.

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