Maintiens le Droit

New Afghan Program Graduates First Police

Afghan National Police Graduate FDD

Photo by Petty Officer 1st Class David M. Votroubek
February 22, 2008

A color guard of Afghan National Police from the Bala-Beluk district listen to a speaker during their graduation Thursday from the new eight-week Focused District Development training.

Much depends upon their newly absorbed professionalism, resistance to bribery, and loyalty to the Mayor of Kabul.  Can they extend the writ of Kabul to places it has never run before?  I’m prepared to be pleasantly surprised.

Bitter Masochistic Scab-Picking Cynicism

Focus District Development

The Law in RC West

in a counterinsurgency environment the best force to use is generally taken to be indigenous security force

The Law West of the Hindu Kush

UPDATE:  Afghanistan Initiative Seeks District-by-District Police Reform

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