Saturday, 18 November 2017

Afghan Army Recruitment Dwindles as Taliban Threatens Families

Afghan Army Recruitment Dwindles as Taliban Threatens Families - The New York Times

Interviews with residents and army recruitment officers across several provinces suggest the Taliban pressure is taking a serious toll, with officials in some provinces reporting recruitment down by as much as 50 percent. Exact data on Afghan forces has been classified by both the Afghan government and the United States, which largely bankrolls the security forces.

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