Training The Afghan Army

The final installment of Declan Walsh's brilliant audio/visual reports for the Guardian UK about the other war. (h/t Gregory)

Helmand province, Afghanistan: There have been four attempts to forge a strong, central Afghan army since the 18th century. Each has failed, frustrated by war, invasions or stubborn conservative tribesmen.


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