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Washington Post: In helping Afghanistan build up its security forces, US is trimming the frills
written by UK Forces Afghanistan on the 26th August 2011 at 16:02

MEHTERLAM, Afghanistan — The commander of NATO’s elaborate and expensive effort to build the Afghan security forces, Lt Gen William B Caldwell, was standing inside the bathroom of a police training school in this obscure eastern town, looking at the sinks. He did not like what he saw.

“Every time I walk into someplace and see a porcelain sink, I cringe,” he said.

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