Saturday, September 20, 2014

ANSF Get Ready for Election Announcement

The Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF) are bracing themselves for possible strife and conflict once the election results are announced. It is presumed (with the help of a little ballot box stuffing) that Ghani will be the winner. Supporters of Abdullah Abdullah (mostly Tajik and Hazara) will be disappointed and possibly take to the streets. The ANSF will very likely stay neutral although there are sure to be some leaders and units that will play a role in the coming discontent. Read more in "Afghan security forces prepare for election announcement", Stars and Stripes, September 17, 2014.

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