NATO-backed Afghan militia scheme seen expanded (Reuters)




 
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NATO-backed Afghan militia scheme seen expanded     (Reuters)
 
December 12th, 2011  
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NATO-backed Afghan militia scheme seen expanded     (Reuters)
Reuters - A controversial scheme that pays and arms Afghans to defend their villages in areas with a strong insurgent presence is likely to be expanded and extended, a senior officer from the NATO-led coalition fighting in Afghanistan has said.

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