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#Afghan security forces fault weak #military leaders for #Taliban gains

#Afghan security forces fault weak #military leaders for #Taliban gains

© AP Photo/ Reza Shirmohammadi, File If It’s Not One Thing, It’s Another: While Fighting Daesh, US Misses Rise of al-Qaeda in Afghanistan WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — Earlier on Wednesday, US Commander in Afghanistan General John Campbell said he may seek to boost the US military presence in the crisis-torn country to ensure the Pentagon can effectively train Afghan security forces to fight the Taliban. "The [security] personnel has a strong morale… this is the weakness of our commanders of military units," Public Order Police commander Shinkai Qarabaghi told Afghanistan’s Tolo News about losses in Helmand. "Such people should be punished." Other Afghan servicemen, the report added, cited negligence by senior command as the reason why the Taliban were able to take control of Helmand’s Sangin district. Last week, the United Kingdom deployed a group of military personnel to Helman...

Full article: http://sputniknews.com/middleeast/20151230/1032520380/afg...

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