Alerts

Afghan Government Rejects Proposals To Privatize War

Afghan officials have rejected a proposal to have foreign military contractors take over training and advising of the Afghan armed forces.The rejection comes after a renewed lobbying campaign by the founder and former CEO of the Blackwater security company, Erik Prince, who for the past few weeks has been pushing a proposal to privatize parts of U.S. military operations in Afghanistan by using contractors instead of to foreign troops.Prince, whose company came to prominence during the Iraq war, lobbied several Afghan political figures and gave interviews to media outlets on a recent visit to Kabul to discuss the plan.Afghan officials say that replacing U.S military advisers with private contractors would further undermine government legitimacy.

Please or to Read More Entire Article

Related Tags

Article by Same Author

In case you come across any suspicious activity, any suspicious movement or have any information to tell to the Anti-Terror Squad, please take a note of the new ALL INDIA TOLL-FREE Terror Help-line '1090'. Your city's Police or Anti-Terror squad will take action as quickly as possible. Remember that this single number 1090 is valid all over india. This is a toll free number and can be dialled from mobile phones also. Moreover, the identity of the caller will be kept a secret.

Please try to make aware each and every citizen of india about this facility.

Helpline 1090