Afghanistan – Security & Insurgency

40. Camps as Recruitement Tools for the Taliban
Category : Afghanistan - Security & Insurgency
Norine MacDonald QC explains how internally displaced people camps can easily become Taliban recruitment grounds for angry young men. With no work, no money and no outside support, these people face a daily struggle to feed their families. Many go to Pakistan in search of employment, others become susceptible in their desperation to violent insurgent groups. March 2007, Lashkar Gah City, Helmand Province, Afghanistan. 3'08"

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