Afghanistan Army Nations // Asia

OVERVIEW The primary mission of the Afghan National Army (ANA) is the defeat of insurgents that operate throughout most of the country, primarily under the umbrella of the Taliban. Additional missions include developing the force's capabilities and maintaining regional security. The ANA was established in its current form by a presidential decree in December 2002. The decree placed the army under civilian control, with the president as commander-in-chief. The Afghan General Staff...


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