08 Aug '17, 7pm

Another SWJ Article Posted Today: Want to Fix the Afghan Army? Take a Lesson From Some Dead Germans.

Want to Fix the Afghan Army? Take a Lesson From Some Dead Germans. Jim Kane Currently, a lack of effective leadership of Afghan National Army (ANA) units is cited by the US, NATO, and the Government of Afghanistan (GIROA) as a critical weakness of the Afghan National Defense Forces (ANDSF), and threatens to derail President Ghani’s “Four-Year Roadmap” to create a secure and stable Afghanistan. Corruption, tribalism, and nepotism are rife within the leadership of the ANA and many of its aging generals seem mired in the Soviet doctrine that they were taught as young officers. Ghani, under the advice of the Commander of Resolute Support, General John Nicholson, is determined to improve the level of leadership within the ANA by sacking or forcing into retirement large numbers of general officers. The intent of these moves is to make space in the upper echelons of command to al...

Full article: http://smallwarsjournal.com/jrnl/art/want-to-fix-the-afgh...

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