had to move some Afghan army trainers to the police training mission
The majority of soldiers he has training the Afghan National Army are operational mentor liaison teams, which are NATO entities, he said, and the majority of those teams are from Italy and Spain, along with a small contingent from Slovenia.
need about 300 more trainers
wants one 16-person mentor team in each of his police districts — about 50 teams
has only six
Klingaman said the key to counterinsurgency operations is to use local forces.
Want more boots on the ground? Put local feet in them. Sons of Afghanistan.
No mention of any mentoring going on for the Afghan Border Police on the Iranian Frontier.
Shortage of PMT’s can be solved if somebody will cough up the bucks.