Accession Number : ADA597514


Title :   Summary of Independent Assessment of the Afghan National Security Forces


Descriptive Note : Final rept.


Corporate Author : CENTER FOR NAVAL ANALYSES ALEXANDRIA VA


Personal Author(s) : Schroden, Jonathan ; Norman, Catherine ; Meyerle, Jerry ; Asfura-Heim, Patricio ; Rosenau, Bill ; Gilmore, Del ; Rosen, Mark ; Mak, Daniella ; Hutchinson, Nicholas ; Connell, Mary E


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a597514.pdf


Report Date : Feb 2014


Pagination or Media Count : 60


Abstract : The 2013 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), Section 1215, directs: The Secretary of Defense shall provide for the conduct of an independent assessment of the strength, force structure, force posture, and capabilities required to make the Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF) capable of providing security for their own country so as to prevent Afghanistan from ever again becoming a safe haven for terrorists that threaten Afghanistan, the region, and the world. The Under Secretary of Defense (Policy) asked CNA to make this independent assessment. The Under Secretary also requested CNA make several additional assessments of related issues.1


Descriptors :   *NATIONAL SECURITY , AFGHANISTAN , POLICIES , SECURITY PERSONNEL


Subject Categories : Military Intelligence


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE