Thursday, March 5, 2015
With the departure of international troops from Farah province the Taliban and other insurgent and criminal groups are consolidating their control. The drug trade has picked up significantly and Afghan government control of much of the province has eroded. Read more in "Awash in opium, Afghan 'wild west' slips from Kabul's grasp", DNA India, February 18, 2015.
Sunday, December 26, 2010
"Nearly 50 elders met with Afghan and coalition leaders in Bakwah District, Farah province to discuss the process of fostering increased security in the district through reintegration Dec. 20. Six Afghan brigadier generals represented the Afghan National Army, Afghan National Police, Afghan Border Police and National Security Dictorate. They accompanied the Regional Command-West commander and governor of Farah."Read the rest of the article in "Afghan, coalition leaders discuss progress", DVIDS, December 24, 2010.