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Supplier Under Scrutiny on Arms for Afghans
C. J. Chivers, Eric Schmitt and Nicholas Wood. The New York Times, 27 March 2008.

US in New Push to Bolster Afghan Police
Jason Straziuso. The Associated Press, 15 February 2008.

Arbakai Aim to Protect Their Villages in Afghanistan
Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson. NPR, 07 February 2008.

Counternarcotics Strategy and Police Training in Afghanistan
Thomas A. Schweich. Testimony Before the House Committee on Foreign Affairs Middle East and South Asia Subcommittee, 04 October 2007.

US: Afghan Air Force Not Combat Ready
Pauline Jelinek. The Associated Press, 24 January 2008.

New Aircraft, Home for Afghan Air Force
Jason Straziuso. The Associated Press, 18 January 2008.

Afghan Army to Lead More Operations
The Associated Press, 16 January 2008.

US Attacks UK Plan to Arm Afghan Militias
Jerome Starkey. The Independent, 14 January 2008.

Afghans, Report for Duty
Ronald E. Neumann. The New York Times, 14 January 2008.

Afghan Police Struggle to Work a Rough Beat
C.J. Chivers. The New York Times, 13 January 2008.

Britain Sees Role for Afghan Tribes
Yochi J. Dreazen. Wall Street Journal, 10 January 2008.

Can Tribes Take on the Taleban?
Tom Coghlan. BBC News, 26 December 2007.

Canadians Battle Afghan Police Corruption, Shortages
Allison Lampert. CanWest News Service, 15 December 2007.

Afghan Army Faces Key Test in Anti-Taliban Offensive
David Montero. The Christian Science Monitor, 11 December 2007.

ANA To Receive 100,000 M-16 Rifles: Afghan Envoy
Lalit K. Jha. Pajhwok News Service, 08 December 2007.

Uphill Battle to Train Local Police in Afghanistan
Paul Workman. CTV News, 08 December 2007.

More Recruits, U.S. Arms Planned for Afghan Military
Ann Scott Tyson. Washington Post, 05 December 2007.

Karzai: Afghan Military Needs Equipment
Lolita C. Baldor.The Associated Press, 04 December 2007.

Military Weighs Recruiting Afghan Tribes to Fight Taliban
Ann Scott Tyson. Washington Post, 04 December 2007.

With the Afghan Army
Ann Marlowe. Wall Street Journal, 04 December 2007. Posted on the e-Ariana website.

Trouble on a Vital Road in Afghanistan
C.J. Chivers. The New York Times, 03 December 2007.

Afghan Army to 'Treble in Size'
David Loyn. BBC News, 02 December 2007.

Nobody Guarding Afghanistan's Guards
Aunohita Mojumdar. Asia Times, 21 November 2007.

NATO Falls Behind in Training Afghan Police
Jim Michaels. USA Today, 15 November 2007.

Overhaul of Afghan Police Is New Priority
David Rohde. The New York Times, 18 October 2007.

Afghan Army Could Operate Solo by Spring
Christian Lowe. Military.com, 17 October 2007.

Death Rate for Afghan Police Force 'Staggering'
Bruce Campion-Smith. Ottawa Star, 01 October 2007.

Uphill Battle to Bolster Afghan Police
Scott Peterson. The Christian Science Monitor, 20 September 2007.

Language Gap Holding Back Efforts to Train Afghan Army
The Associated Press, 17 September 2007. Posted on the International Herald Tribune website.

NATO Needs Until 2009 to Build Up Afghanistan's Army
James G. Neuger. Bloomberg.com, 12 September 2007.

Reforming Afghanistan's Police
International Crisis Group, 30 August 2007 (.pdf file). Posted on 04 September 2007.

Afghan Police Suffer Setbacks as Taliban Adapt
David Rohde. The New York Times, 02 September 2007.

500 Afghan Police Killed in Five Months
Agence France Presse, 03 September 2007.

Afghan Police Fight to Survive
Jason Motlagh. Asia Times, 29 August 2007.

Deal Reached on Afghan Police Training
Judy Dempsey. International Herald Tribune, 26 August 2007.

Keeping Afghan Police on the Straight and Narrow
Paul Koring and Alex Dobrata. Globe and Mail, 20 August 2007.

Afghan Police Corruption Close Up
Don Martin. The Calgary Herald, 09 August 2007.

Training Afghans Will Take 'a Long While'
Paul Koring and Erin Anderssen. Globe and Mail, 30 July 2007.

Cops or Robbers? The Struggle to Reform the Afghan National Police
Andrew Wilder. Afghanistan Research and Evaluation Unit, July 2007. Posted on the Commonwealth Institute website on 26 July 2007 (.pdf file).

Sixty Percent of Afghan Police Ill-Equipped: U.S.
Daily Times (Pakistan), 13 July 2007.

U.S. To Donate 186 Aircraft to Afghanistan by 2012
Sayed Salahuddin. Reuters, 12 July 2007.

U.S. Mistakenly Kills 7 Afghan Police
Amir Shah. The Associated Press, 12 June 2007.

Police Casualties High Due to Lack of Training, Equipment
IRIN, 12 June 2007.

Afghan Police Still Weak Link in Effort to Secure Afghanistan
Stephanie Levitz. The Associated Press, 10 June 2007.

Afghan Army Chief Seeks Independent Army
The Associated Press, 03 June 2007. Posted on the e-Ariana website.

Sentinels of Afghan Democracy: The Afghan National Army
Samuel Chan. S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, Singapore, 01 June 2007 (.pdf file).

EU Sees Afghan Police Trainers Covering Hotspots
Mark John. Reuters, 29 May 2007.

Bring Back Taliban to End Police Corruption, say Afghan Truckers
Chris Sands. The Independent, 10 May 2007.

U.S. Trainers' Killer Was Afghan Soldier
Carlotta Gall. The New York Times, 08 May 2007.

Eyes Wide Shut on Afghanistan's Rifle Range
Aryn Baker. TIME Magazine, 08 May 2007.

As Funding Increases, Afghan Forces Range From Ragtag to Ready
C.J. Chivers. The New York Times, 02 May 2007.

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Afghanistan to Recruit More Police to Counter Taliban
Ed Johnson. Bloomberg, 02 May 2007.

NATO Seeks 3,400 More Trainers for Afghanistan - US
Kristin Roberts. Reuters, 12 April 2007.

Afghan Police at Work in Flip-Flops and High on Opium
Sylvie Briand. Agence France Presse, 28 March 2007.

Afghan Forces Retake District Briefly Held by Taliban
Agence France-Presse, 20 February 2007.

U.S. Beefing Up Afghan Army
Jason Straziuso. The Associated Press, 20 February 2007.

Afghan Army 'Unfit to Take Over Security Role in 2009'
The Scotsman, 12 January 2007.

Afghan Government Recruiting Thousands of Auxiliary Police to Battle Insurgents
Benjamin Sand. Voice of America, 10 January 2007.

Special Deals and Raw Recruits Employed to Halt the Taliban in Embattled Helmand
Declan Walsh. The Guardian, 04 January 2007.

Afghan Police Paid Less than Taliban Fighters: Report
Jason Straziuso. The Associated Press, 04 December 2006.

Panel Faults U.S.-Trained Afghan Police
James Glanz and David Rohde. The New York Times, 04 December 2006. (See report below).

Interagency Assessment of Afghanistan Police Training and Readiness
Joint report by the Pentagon and the State Department, 04 December 2006 (.pdf file).

NATO Leaders Report Progress on Afghanistan Troops
Paul Taylor and Mark John. Reuters, 28 November 2006.

Afghanistan's Fledgling Army Joins Fight
Fisnik Abrashi. The Associated Press, 26 November 2006.

There's Marijuana In their Socks
The Economist, 21 November 2006. Posted on the e-Ariana website.

U.S. Leads Efforts to Transform Afghan Police Force
Renee Montagne. NPR, 15 November 2006.

Afghan Police Readiness 'Far From Adequate': U.S.
Agence France Presse, 15 November 2006.

Afghan Army Could Help Unify a Nation
David Zucchino. Los Angeles Times, 13 November 2006.

Five Years Later, Where is the Afghan Army
Assem Akram. Afghan Observer, 10 October 2006. Posted on the e-Ariana website.

It's Starting to Look a Lot Like an Army
David Zucchino. Los Angeles Times, 22 August 2006.

Cop Out: Why Afghanistan Has No Police
Vance Serchuk. The Weekly Standard, 17 July 2006. Posted on the American Enterprise Institute website on 10 July 2006.

Kabul Raises Concerns With Plan To Use Militia Fighters As Police
Ron Synovitz. Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, 15 June 2006.

Karzai to Arm Afghan Tribesmen In Bid to Stem Taliban Attacks
Amir Shah. The Associated Press, 12 June 2006. Posted on the Washington Post website.

Call To Speed Up Afghan Police Reform
Rachel Morarjee. Financial Times, 06 June 2006.

Don't Undercut the Afghan Army
Vance Serchuk. Washington Post, 02 June 2006.

Afghan Police Part of the Problem
Sayed Yaqub Ibrahimi. Institute for War and Peace Reporting, 01 June 2006.

General: Desertions plague Afghan army
Jim Krane. The Associated Press, 29 May 2006. Posted on TheState.com.

The Afghan Auxiliary Police
Strategy Page, 20 April 2006. Posted on the e-Ariana website.

A 'Half Full' Afghan Army
Scott Baldauf. The Christian Science Monitor, 10 February 2006.

Afghanistan Now Has 35,000-Strong Army
Pakistan Tribune, 24 January 2006.

Don't Follow the Bear: The Soviet Attempt to Build Afghanistan's Military
Stephen D. Pomper. Military Review, September/October 2005 (.pdf).

Afghan Army Increases to 20,000 Troops
Amir Shah. Associate Press, 27 February 2005.

New Afghan Army Asserts Itself
Halima Kazem. Christian Science Monitor, 23 August 2004.

Afghanistan Seeks More International Help to Expand National Army
Agence France-Presse, 03 March 2004. Posted on the Space War website.

3,000 Newly-Trained Soldiers Desert Afghan Army
Agence France-Presse, 11 January 2004. Posted on the Defense - Aerospace website.

Desertions Deplete Afghan Army
Ann Scott Tyson. Christian Science Monitor, 17 December 2003.

An Army in Progress
Pamela Constable. Washington Post, 07 October 2003.

Afghan Military Tied to Drug Trade
Scott Baldauf. Christian Science Monitor, 04 September 2003.

A New Model Afghan Army
Anja Manuel and P. W. Singer. Foreign Affairs, December 2002.

Archive Index
1. Overviews
2. Military Ops & Forces
3. Insurgency
4. Governance
5. Afghan Armed Forces
6. Reconstruction
7. Human Rights & Prisoners
8. Global Repercussions
9. Civilian Casualties
10. Opium
11. War Costs

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