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It likely will be months before the Trump White House can shift from such criticism toward a coherent strategy for Afghanistan. trying to build up the country’s security forces. The Afghan army loses a third of its soldiers every year between battle casualties, desertions and those who decline to re enlist. Officials reportedly pocket the pay of legions of non existent «ghost soldiers.»

The Taliban «continue to expand their influence,» the Pentagon acknowledged this fall. Army Gen. John Nicholson, the senior commander in Afghanistan, told reporters in July canada goose outlet store uk that the overstretched Afghan army has basically conceded parts of the country to the Taliban. Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction show that among the country’s 407 districts, the number controlled by the government slipped from 267 in May to 258 in August. The Taliban controls only eight districts and influences another 25, according to the Pentagon data. But a new independent analysis found worse news: The Taliban actually controls or influences 97 districts, up from 70 a year ago.

cheap canada goose uk It is from these districts that insurgents have been able to launch serious and continuing assaults on five provincial capitals: Kunduz in the north, Maimana in the canada goose jacket outlet uk northwest, Tarin Kowt in the canada goose outlet hong kong southeast, Farah city in the west and Lashkar Gah in the south. cheap canada goose uk

Canada Goose Jackets The northeast city of Gormach, a vital post on the strategic Ring Road that links a number of major cities, was overrun this fall. special forces, narrowly beat back determined Taliban attacks. Rebel forces remain on the outskirts of those cities and sporadic fighting continues. military base, the German consulate was hurriedly evacuated last week after Taliban fighters attacked with a massive truck bomb, killing four Afghans and wounding 128. Canada Goose Jackets

It’s pretty grim. Army officers who served in Kunduz.

The latest Taliban gains, even if temporary, have further shaken the people’s trust. Forty two percent of Afghans say security is worse than it was under Taliban rule in the 1990s, according to the latest United Nations report. The number of refugees fleeing to Europe has increased 83 percent this year.

As the war grinds on, canada goose outlet niagara falls violence has intensified to horrifying levels and civilians are increasingly the victims. said. called the single most deadly incident in the country since 2001. And the number of dead and injured children has risen 15 percent this year, as the Taliban canada goose outlet ontario has attacked schools and health clinics.

cheap Canada Goose «For God sake, don’t kill innocent Afghans,» an elderly widow from Kunduz, Bibi Gul, told the Pajhwok Afghan News. She had lost her 35 year old son in the canada goose outlet store quebec fighting. Stop the war, she begged, «or kill us all together to end our plight forever.» cheap Canada Goose

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uk canada goose «It’s pretty grim,» she added. Gossman has been visiting and studying Afghanistan since the early 1990s. canada goose outlet winnipeg in 2014, has devolved into squabbling. In August, one chief executive declared the other «unfit» to lead the country. Systemic corruption continues to undermine attempts at reform, and opium production is skyrocketing. uk canada goose

canada goose black friday sale «I regret there’s still real problems in Afghanistan,» Biden told NBC’s «Meet the Press» on Oct. 16. intervention in Afghanistan, with its goal of a stable nation free of extremists, is not a lost cause yet. military advisers in Afghanistan could be given more leeway to engage directly in combat. would stand by them. canada goose black friday sale

Allen cited the increase in life expectancy for Afghans, from 53 years in 1996 to 60.5 years today, as one hopeful https://www.canada-gooseoutlets.ca sign that foreign investment in Afghanistan’s schools and health clinics is having an effect.

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