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‘Eight Weeks to Face the Taliban’

March 10, 2011

“In early 2011, the BBC followed four recruits to the Afghan National Army.

When their training is complete Faizullah, Mahmood, Farhad, and Mirajuddin (l-r), will form part of a force which is expected to assume responsibility for security in Afghanistan as foreign troops leave the country over the next few years.”

From Recruitment to Graduation, the BBC looked at all aspects of training for the ANA including Life in Camp and Learning to Fight; along with the most important aspect – their future.

Click on the image below to take you to the BBC News South Asia website to view the pictures and video documenting their journey.

Faizullah, Mahmood, Farhad, and Mirajuddin (l-r), will form part of a force which is expected to assume responsibility for security in Afghanistan. Picture BBC News South Asia.

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