File On 4
Tuesday 25 September
BBC RADIO 4NEW
With on average two or three rogue attacks each month, the impact is huge - undermining the trust that's needed between the Afghan forces and the coalition troops getting them ready to take over the security of Afghanistan in 2014.
The US has invested over $50 billion on developing independent Afghan security forces, but according to a US government audit, the majority of Afghan troops remain heavily reliant on American help and support. Even widespread illiteracy remains a problem. File On 4 asks whether, without a reliable Afghan security force, there can be an effective withdrawal in two years' time.
Producer/David Ross for the BBC
BBC Radio 4 Publicity
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