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Afghan Public Protection Force

How Do You Handle 70,000 Unemployed Afghan PSC? Very Carefully

David Isenberg | Posted 01.13.2013 | Business
David Isenberg

Admittedly, just one of many factors affecting Afghanistan, but an important one nonetheless, is the state of its substantial private security contrac...

Dan Froomkin

Afghan Reconstruction Efforts Mired In Corruption | Dan Froomkin | Posted 04.30.2012 | World

WASHINGTON -- Afghan reconstruction efforts remain severely hampered even after nearly $100 billion in spending over the last 10 years, according to ...

But That Is Another Story

David Isenberg | Posted 05.30.2012 | Business
David Isenberg

Perhaps the private military and security industry is right; maybe using contractors IS more cost-effective than using regular military folks. But is that really the case?

US, NATO Forces In Advanced Plans To Create Citizen Militias In Afghanistan: Reveals Leaked Email

Virginia M. Moncrieff | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Virginia M. Moncrieff

There is no better way to confirm that the national police, the national army and NATO forces combined are losing the war in Afghanistan than proof that they are creating citizen militias of untrained, armed men.