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The new U.S. plan in Afghanistan may add a local militia. That might be a bad idea.


Dr Andrew Thomson
The Senator George J. Mitchell Institute for Global Peace, Security and Justice

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The US are promoting a plan to deploy civilian defense militia (a unique form of Pro-Government Militia) in #Afghanistan. In a new @monkeycageblog piece Govinda Clayton and Andrew Thomson highlight why this is likely to be a very bad idea.

To read the the article in the Washington Post by Dr Andrew Thomson, Mitchell Institute Fellow, and Dr Govinda Clayton please click the link below:

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