Saturday, June 28, 2008

REPORTS: Progress in Afghanistan and National Forces

The Defense Department released 2 reports yesterday related to Afghanistan which look at the progress related to the country’s security and its national forces. The studies were mandated by Congress to analyze results of Operation Enduring Freedom through March and are intended to include semi-annual updates. Both reports are available from

The “Report on Progress Toward Security and Stability in Afghanistan” looks at the security environment and describes is as very “fragile.” It can be found at

United States Plan for Sustaining the Afghanistan National Security Forces” looked at the capabilities and progress of the Afghan National Army and the Afghan National Police force. It can be found at

Related article --

Combined Joint Task Force – 101 [Operation Enduring Freedom] website --
NATO International Security Assistance Force website --

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