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Afghan Military Prepares to Take Over After 2014 (From November 23 Episode)i
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November 23, 2012 1:04 PM
Analysts are questioning whether the Afghan army is ready to take over the country's security when NATO and U.S. forces leave in 2014.On Assignment's Imran Siddiqui talks via Skype with Sharon Behn who recently visited Kabul to find out how the Afghan military is preparing recruits to face the Taliban alone.

Afghan Military Prepares to Take Over After 2014 (From November 23 Episode)

Published November 23, 2012

Analysts are questioning whether the Afghan army is ready to take over the country's security when NATO and U.S. forces leave in 2014.On Assignment's Imran Siddiqui talks via Skype with Sharon Behn who recently visited Kabul to find out how the Afghan military is preparing recruits to face the Taliban alone.

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