Education Key to Building Afghan Security Forces’ Capacity

June 7, 2011
5:36 pm (EST)

Education Key to Building Afghan Security Forces’ Capacity
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Lt. Gen. William B. Caldwell, head of NATO training efforts in Afghanistan, says 9 out of 10 Afghan security recruits are illiterate, and emphasizes the education role that has become a major component of NATO training. Caldwell expects NATO and U.S. forces to remain in Afghanistan well after 2014, when Afghan forces are planned to take on security leadership in the country.

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