Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Kazai to Shut Down Foreign Private Security Firms - Gives Them Four Months

In a blow to the private security sector that supports the U.S. war effort in Afghanistan President Karzai has vowed to shut down all private security firms.  This announcement was made on August 16th and is to be effective in four months.  The U.S. relies very heavily on the private security firms and it would be hard to see how this can be accomplished.  Some believe that this is posturing on the part of Karzai.  Read more in "Karzai wants private security firms out of Afghanistan", The Washington Post, August 17, 2010.

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