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NY Times: Afghanistan seeks to disband some armed militias

August 3, 2011

Government officials seeking to break up hundreds of small independent militias in the volatile northern province of Kunduz have ordered more than 4,000 members to surrender their weapons within 20 days or face a military crackdown, threatening more violence in a region where security has steadily eroded over the last two years.

Continues at: nytimes.com – Afghanistan Seeks to Disband Some Armed Militias

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