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By Seth G. Jones

In Afghanistan, neighborhood groups have performed a serious position in protection, specifically in rural parts. Afghan nationwide defense forces are vital to the top-down method, however the Afghan govt and NATO forces additionally have to leverage neighborhood groups to realize a complementary bottom-up technique. This research discusses the viability of building neighborhood defense forces in Afghanistan and addresses matters concerning the knowledge of such regulations.

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An Analysis of Community Policing 43 and 1970s. The government handed over a section of irrigated land to each tribal jirga, which was intended to help cover arbakai expenses. 13 Unlike the previous Pakistan lashkars, these arbakai were used primarily for defense and were organized under the auspices of legitimate tribal institutions, contributing to their effectiveness. In Nuristan, villages established local defense forces to protect their areas. 14 In sum, the Musahiban dynasty, which included Zahir Shah, Nadir Shah, and Daoud Khan, ruled Afghanistan from 1929 to 1978.

40,000 • Pashtun areas of Afghanistana To establish order, with aid of army 1922–1936 • Waziristani forces, est. 10,000 • Waziristan To secure Waziristan, with Pashtun Direct British payments to tribes forces and the regular British garrison in the agencies working together 1929–1978 Musahiban dynasty • Arbakai, other local forces • Loya Paktiab To establish order in Pashtun areas, including Loya Paktia No direct salaries, but other Effective in establishing security forms of aid; central government gave privileged status, property, money, and exclusion from military service to tribal authorities 1947–1948 • Pakistani lashkars, est.

Yet the Pashtuns also exhibit characteristics of tribal people. Tribes exist in Pashtun areas, which include parts of western, southern, eastern, and small sections of northern Afghanistan. 8 Amir Abdur Rahman, for example, who reigned from 1880 to 1901, uprooted many tribal communities with the overriding goal of strengthening the central government and delib6 Thomas J. Barfield, “Culture and Custom in Nation-Building: Law in Afghanistan,” Maine Law Review, Vol. 60, No. 2, Summer 2008, p. 354.

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