NY Times: Afghan Army attracts few where fear reigns
KANDAHAR, Afghanistan — Every morning, jobless young men gather by the hundreds at the busy central square here in this southern city, desperate for whatever work they can find. In other places, this would be an army recruiter’s dream. Not so in Kandahar.
Many of the men here have brothers and cousins in the insurgency, or are former fighters themselves.
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