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Territorial Force

The Afghan Territorial Force: Learning from the lessons of the past?

Kate Clark

A new local defence force is being mobilised in Afghanistan. The establishment of the Afghan National Army Territorial Force was announced by President Ashraf Ghani in April 2018. Careful consideration has gone into its design, with safeguards built in to try to avoid the pitfalls associated with previous locally-recruited forces, such as the Afghan Local […]

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Presidential Decree on the Creation of the Afghan National Army Territorial Force

The President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan Decree on the Creation of the Afghan National Army Territorial Force  February 2018 [AAN working translation] The following actions will be undertaken in order to improve the security situation, provide better security services to the people of Afghanistan, and establish the Afghan National Army Territorial Force with the aim […]

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