Afghan Women Join Special Forces

Controversial move helps with night raids, especially

By Neal Colgrass,  Newser Staff | Suggested by wd56

Posted Feb 16, 2013 4:22 PM CST

(Newser) – Afghanistan is training women to join its army's special forces and take part in nighttime raids of houses for the first time, the AP reports. Night raids are already a sensitive issue in Afghanistan, where many consider such breaches of privacy culturally offensive—but...   Read full story »


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