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Afghanistan's 'ghost soldiers

Afghanistan's 'ghost soldiers

The Guardian, Tuesday 17 May 2016 From about 8.30pm until well after midnight, the dark blue sky above Babaji lit up, as rockets and flares crisscrossed above this cluster of villages close to Helmand’s provincial capital, Lashkar Gah. At a mud fortress beyond a river bridge painted in the...

Wednesday, June 01 2016

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Afghan forces have a problem with boots

Afghan forces have a problem with boots

The Washington post, May 5 2016 If first impressions really can be gleaned from footwear, ­Afghan security forces may be about as disjointed and ragged as a state-run military can get. As recruits stood in formation here last week, some wore nearly paper-thin black boots one stumble away from...

Wednesday, May 11 2016

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Afghanistan Looks to Russia for Military Hardware

Afghanistan Looks to Russia for Military Hardware

Wall Street Journal October 25, 2015 Afghanistan, battered by worsening security, is reaching out to an old ally and patron—Russia—just as the Kremlin is seeking to reassert its position as a heavyweight on the world stage. President Ashraf Ghani has asked Moscow for artillery, small arms and Mi-35 helicopter gunships...

Wednesday, November 11 2015

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Al Qaeda re-emerges in Afghanistan

Al Qaeda re-emerges in Afghanistan

U.S. commander General for Afghanistan, John Nicholson has said that leadership turmoil within the Taliban since the death of the militant group's founder has fueled closer links with foreign groups like al Qaeda, the new commander of international forces in Afghanistan said, complicating counter-terrorism efforts. In an interview with...

Thursday, April 21 2016

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Why Afghan Taliban Are Ready to Talk

Why Afghan Taliban Are Ready to Talk

VOA News July 9, 2015  Afghanistan's President Ashraf Ghani’s high risk, high rewards gamble in reaching out to Pakistan in return for Pakistan delivering the Afghan Taliban to the negotiating table seems to have paid off - for now. After months of intense shuttle diplomacy between the two countries, and...

Saturday, July 18 2015

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Afghan forces inadequate to fight Taliban

Afghan forces inadequate to fight Taliban

  The Washington Times, June 30, 2015  Afghanistan defense forces suffered a whopping 59 percent increase in battlefield casualties the past six months compared with 2014, mostly by the national police force, which remains ill-equipped to counter Taliban offenses and/or to hold recaptured territory, says a new Pentagon report.  The...

Sunday, July 05 2015

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