Afghanistan Analysts Network – English

AAN in the Media

Afghan Local Police: The Controversial Force That Fills a Security Gap

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Voice of America, 20 November 2017

In a report about an ALP unit in Achin district, AAN research is quoted:

An independent group of Kabul based researchers at Afghanistan Analysts Network reported, “Evidence of ALP being imposed on communities, of abusive behavior and of the capture of units by strongmen and tanzims [the old armed factions] … with political connections between ALP and figures in central government often making control of abusive forces impossible.”