DEMOBILIZING THE KHOST PROTECTION FORCE: PARAMILITARY GROUPS IN AFGHANISTAN

These groups, although a strategic and powerful asset for the U.S. mission in fighting terrorism, are disruptive to forms of justice of Afghan society and weaken Afghan institutions. The Khost Protection Force (KPF) is an Afghan paramilitary group that operates in the east along the border with Pakistan, primarily on covert, kill-or-capture operations referred to […]