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Standards nixed for Afghan forces to justify withdrawal

Posted By -NO AUTHOR- On 02/14/2013 @ 11:54 pm In U.S.,World | No Comments

(Breitbart) During Tuesday night’s State of the Union address, Barack Obama boasted that he and NATO are planning to leave Afghanistan at the end of 2014 and leave the security of the country to the Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF).

There’s one problem: the ANSF isn’t ready.

The ANSF was supposed to meet determined standards of effectiveness before the U.S. would withdraw its forces, but now the Government Accountability Office (GAO) is admitting that those standards were lowered so that coalition forces could get out.


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