Afghan security firms outlast deadline

Order issued in 2010 for contractors to hand over to state-run authority in four months has been repeatedly put off.

    Private armed security firms in Afghanistan are supposed to be a thing of the past. 

    President Hamid Karzai signed a decree in August 2010 giving them four months to hand over to a new government controlled security force.

    But that deadline keeps getting pushed back, as Bernard Smith reports from Kabul.

    SOURCE: Aljazeera


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