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Training Afghan Cadets To Defend Their Country

The U.S. will pull most of its combat troops out of Afghanistan by the end of the year, leaving the Afghan Army in charge of security.

There’s an academy in Kabul, modeled on Sandhurst, the famous military academy in Britain, that’s training cadets for that job.

The BBC’s David Loyn reports.

Note: This BBC interview can be heard in the Here & Now podcast or with the WBUR app.

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  • David Loyn, the BBC’s developing world correspondent.

 

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