Viewing conflicts through the eye of Counterinsurgency COIN – Since 2007
Helmand province, Afghanistan: There have been four attempts to forge a strong, central Afghan army since the 18th century. Each has failed, frustrated by war, invasions or stubborn conservative tribesmen.
In the last of his three audio-visual reports from the frontline, Declan Walsh joins the fifth attempt as British troops train their Afghan counterparts.
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