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The Afghan National Army:Sustainability Challenges beyond Financial Aspects

The ANA is commonly viewed as one of post-2001 Afghanistan’s strongest institutions,if not the strongest. However, with the imminent withdrawal of international forces,the ANA’s ability to stand on its own and successfully confront its enemies faces its firstmajor test. This study shows that crucial weaknesses and flaws continue to undermine the ANA’s readiness; these could derail its efforts to contain or defeat the ongoing insurgency.

Paper Type: Issues Paper
Theme: Governance and Political Economy
Language: English
No. of Pages: 66
Also availabe in: دری | پشتو

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