Afghan Police, Militias Are Key in Fall Elections Afghanistan's fledgling police force is seen as crucial in securing the polls during October's presidential elections. Only 23,000 recruits have gone through the training program so far. The government is looking to the militias of regional warlords to help with security duties. Michael Kavanagh reports.
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Afghan Police, Militias Are Key in Fall Elections

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Afghan Police, Militias Are Key in Fall Elections

Afghan Police, Militias Are Key in Fall Elections

Afghan Police, Militias Are Key in Fall Elections

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Afghanistan's fledgling police force is seen as crucial in securing the polls during October's presidential elections. Only 23,000 recruits have gone through the training program so far. The government is looking to the militias of regional warlords to help with security duties. Michael Kavanagh reports.