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US-backed Afghanistan's northern alliance Mujahideen 'building new military unit'
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Afghanistan's Mujahideen commanders are building a new military unit to protect the country where Nato forces have failed, according to one of the country's most prominent warlords.

By Ben Farmer, Kabul

1:13PM GMT 02 Nov 2012

Ismail Khan reportedly complained that the commanders who defeated the Russians and later fought the Taliban had been sidelined.

He said that the Nato coalition had sent "girls" to fight and said Hamid Karzai was aware of the plans to build the Mujahideen unit, reported Tolo News, the country's biggest private news network.

His comments came as many Afghans fear that the country may fracture and return to civil war after Nato combat forces pull out at the end of 2014.

The Mujahideen who fought the Soviet-backed government in the 1980s turned on each other during the 1990s and many of the commanders are now remember


Added: Nov-2-2012 Occurred On: Nov-2-2012
By: BekasKhan
Tags: Afghanistan, occupation, by, US, NATO, Taliban, Pakistan, terrorist, PUnjajbi, ISI, Al, Qaeda, Iran, intel
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