In the (Afghan) Army Now

To whom are we planning to hand off the war against the Taliban? An inside look at the Afghan National Army.

Appeared in: Volume 07, Number 1 | Published on: September 1, 2011
Alim Remtulla is a Canadian writer based in Kabul, Afghanistan. Marginally conversant in Dari, he spent a month in 2010 with the Afghan National Army in Kandahar and Helmand provinces and is one of the few foreign journalists to embed with that force without NATO supervision. A shorter version of this essay appeared in the printed version of the September/October 2011 issue of The American Interest.
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