U.S. Military Works to Bolster Afghan Police Afghanistan's police officers are the front line of the war against the Taliban. But U.S. officials admit the Afghan force remains woefully under-trained, under-equipped and understaffed. American military officials in charge of training Afghan police are working to turn the force around.
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U.S. Military Works to Bolster Afghan Police

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U.S. Military Works to Bolster Afghan Police

U.S. Military Works to Bolster Afghan Police

U.S. Military Works to Bolster Afghan Police

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Afghanistan's police officers are the frontline of the war against the Taliban. Yet U.S. officials admit the Afghan force remains woefully under-trained, under-equipped and understaffed. Corruption is rampant. But American military officials in charge of training Afghan police say they are working hard to turn the force around. In Kapisa province near Kabul, the U.S. military is embedding soldiers to train and equip Afghan police.