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

7/12/2017

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:

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/monkey-cage/wp/2017/12/04/the-new-u-s-plan-in-afghanistan-may-add-a-local-militia-that-might-be-a-bad-idea/?utm_term=.c2e59a3e9da0

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