Sunday, November 14, 2010

Afghan Special Forces Growing

The Afghan Army is slowly growing its Special Forces capability.  The core of the first Afghan Special Forces teams was recruited from the Afghan Commando Kandaks.  However this was having the effect of lowering the quality of the Commando Kandaks.  Now recruits are selected from the Afghan National Army - although they must go through a longer training program.  Read more in "Afghanistan Grows Its Own Special Forces", Strategy Page, November 10, 2010.

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