AFGHAN MILITIAS INSPIRE FEAR IN VILLAGES

IN GHAZNI PROVINCE, THE DRIVE TO CREATE ANTI-TALIBAN MILITIAS GAINED MOMENTUM AFTER A SERIES OF ANTI-TALIBAN UPRISINGS IN 2012 EMERGED IN AREAS ONCE CONSIDERED LOST.

HUMAN RIGHTS GROUPS PORTRAY ABDULLAH AS BEING AMONG AFGHANISTAN'S MOST NOTORIOUS MILITIA COMMANDERS.

Human rights groups portray Abdullah as being among Afghanistan's most notorious militia commanders.
Then he formed his own militia last year and found himself swept up in America's exit strategy from Afghanistan.
In Ghazni Province, the drive to create anti-Taliban militias gained momentum after a series of anti-Taliban uprisings in 2012 emerged in areas once considered lost.

KABUL, Afghanistan — Rahimullah used to be a farmer — just a “normal person living an ordinary life,” as he put it. Then he formed his own militia last year and found himself swept up in America’s exit strategy...

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