Establishing a Police Force for Afghanistan
Laith Khazali, a senior member of the Iranian-backed Shi’a militia group Asaib Ahl al-Haq (AAH), was transferred from U.S. custody to the Iraqi government on June 6, 2009 and subsequently released.
Regional Command West (RC West) comprises four provinces: Herat, Farah, Badghis and Ghor. The population of RC West is 3,156,000 people.1 RC West borders Iran and is slightly larger than the state of Georgia, with an area of 160,319 square kilometers (61899 sq. miles).
New York Times Op-Ed written by Kimberly Kagan, Frederick Kagan, and Max Boot