Photo Gallery: Picking Up Their Kalashnikovs Again
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Photo Gallery: Picking Up Their Kalashnikovs Again

'Every Man for Himself' Afghan Militias Take on Taliban

In some parts of Afghanistan, neither the Afghan security forces nor the international ISAF troops have been able to protect ordinary people. Now the Americans are arming local militias so they can take on the Taliban. But some observers worry the move could lead to rivalries between different armed groups.
Translated from the German by Christopher Sultan
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