The conflict between a need to maintain domestic political support for the government while also modernizing military leadership is not unique to Afghanistan.
Afghan National Army
Kabul: The Second Peshawar for Selling Military Uniforms & Equipment SWJED Sun, 08/12/2018 - 12:25pm
Selling military equipment in Kabul has become a cause for concern among both Afghans and their international partners. To maintain law and order, boost the morale of Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF), and strengthen the trust between ANSF and ordinary Afghans, the Kabul police must ban selling military goods in open markets.
Addressing the Divide Between Necessity and Capability for Public Engagement Within the Afghan Security Forces SWJED Mon, 07/23/2018 - 4:11am
The war-weary procession of Afghans who marched on Kabul in the name of peace this summer most clearly exemplifies a trend that caught many observers of the conflict in Afghanistan off guard: a level of independent civic activism that exceeds any similar movements in recent memory.