Afghan National Police

Cross-posted with TomDispatch.com As you read “Into the Afghan Abyss (Again)” by historian Alfred McCoy, author most recently
The Afghanistan war now belongs to President Donald Trump. His “path forward” with more troops and fighting will take America
The Afghan special forces soldier who opened fire was shot dead.
In a February letter released on Wednesday, Sopko said that paying for “ghost workers” in the Afghan national police would
Without strong and effective Afghan security forces, the Karzai government will not stand a chance against a resurgent Taliban.
If the ANSF were an American football team, ISAF just announced that they will cease training the players (most of whom have never played football) and focus entirely on training the coaching staff, with the expectation that the team will win the Superbowl this year.
Allen said he detected "no absence of commitment" by the Afghan government to counter rogue attacks. "Using an army uniform