Afghan National Army Reaches Benchmark, but Are They Fit for Duty?

The Afghan National Army has reached its goal of 134,000 trained Afghan soldiers two months ahead of schedule, it announced earlier this week. "Less than six months ago, ANA strength stood at about 107,000 trained soldiers with a target of reaching 134,000 by October 2010," International Security Assistance Force Commander Gen. David Petraeus said Wednesday. "It is truly remarkable that we are able to congratulate the Defense Ministry today for achieving their strength goal for October two...Full Story
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