The Afghan police force is, by and large, a corrupt institution that performs the Taliban’s work for it. And yet it’s part of everyone’s plan -- from Gen.Jul 31, 202016745 Shares620181 Views
“„“It is very hard for local people to accept any foreigners who come to our country and say they are fighting for our freedom,” said Gen. Azizudin Wardak, the police chief in Paktia province. “To give the idea that they are not invaders, that they are not occupiers, is very difficult.”
“„Mohammad Pashtun, the chief of the criminal investigation unit in southern Kandahar province, the Taliban’s heartland, said that the money would be better off going to Afghan forces.
“„“Increasing international troops is not useful,” he said. “For the expense of one American soldier, we can pay for 15 Afghan soldiers or police.”