Afghanistan Analysts Network – English

AAN in the Media

These are Afghanistan’s best troops. The U.S. is backing a plan to create many more of them

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Los Angeles Times, 10 December 2017

In this article about the Afghan special forces, AAN is quoted:

A recent commentary published by the Afghanistan Analysts Network, a Kabul-based research organization, said the strategy also could paper over the problem that the regular army and police “are apparently not up to their main task, which would be bearing the brunt of the fight, in both offensive operations to wrestle territory back from the insurgency and defensive operations to hold captured areas.”