April 24th, 2010
08:57 AM ET

International troops train Afghan police

CNN's Michael Holmes goes inside a new training program for Afghan police recruits.

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  1. Abdulameer

    There is no way to get Moslem Afghans to provide security against other Moslem Afghans in order to serve our infidel purposes of building some sort of a democracy. The Taliban are part of the Afghan population. They are all motivated by the doctrines of Islam, to one degree or other. The only difference between the taliban and the rest of the population is that the Taliban wants to implement more of Sharia law than the rest. But, they all want Sharia law, and they all believe Sharia is Allah's holy law. They all believe the the Koran is Allah's perfect word. Well, in one place, Allah's perfect words say that non-Moslems are the enemy. So, all the religious Moslems look upon us as their enemy - no matter how nice and generous we are to them.

    April 30, 2010 at 12:59 am | Report abuse |
  2. Mohammad A Dar

    Good luck, Many have tried before. But could not do it.

    April 27, 2010 at 5:13 pm | Report abuse |
  3. desert voice

    There must be many unemployed Afghans highly educated abroad. They should be given a chance to serve their country, first! The Afghans need to be taught by a people speaking their language. I would go myself, but I only speak Spanish, Italian, and Polish. A worldwide campaign ought to be initiated, to reach out to Afghans throughout the world with a call to enlist as teachers and policemen! Every Afghan embassy, the UN, and other world institutions ought to participate in this campaign to recruit the Afghans! I am absolutely convinced that many would respond positively, given the ever increasing unemployment in every country where they find themselves as refugees, or even as citizens!

    April 24, 2010 at 3:33 pm | Report abuse |