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Afghan Militias

Afghan Election: 10,000 Tribesmen Hired To Secure Polls, Renewing Focus On Village Militias

AP | RAHIM FAIEZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KABUL — Authorities have hired some 10,000 Afghan tribesmen to protect this month's presidential election, an Afghan official said Tuesday, rais...

To Arm The Afghan Tribes Or Not? Let's Start With An Evidence-Based Approach | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

One of the presumed parts of Obama's Afghan strategy will be to look at ways of coopting the country's various tribes, much like General David Petraeu...