• Kim Dozier: CIA Dismantling Irregulars in Afghanistan

    Taliban Insurgents

    BY: John Hogan

    The Central Intelligence Agency has begun to dismantle frontline irregular forces used to combat insurgent groups in southern Afghanistan as talks over a renewed Bilateral Security Act continue to drag during election season. U.S. military officials fear that without CIA counterterrorist forces, conventional ground troops will face an uphill battle during what many predict will be a bloody summer fighting season.

    Kimberly Dozier of The Daily Beast reports here.

    Tags : Afghanistan, Counterterrorism, Foreign Affairs, Middle East, National Security, Taliban, Terrorism

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