Afghan police school tries to fix struggling force

The National Police Academy in Afghanistan is trying to change the face of the force long riddled with corruption and incompetence, along with rivalries within factions, as the U.S. and NATO plan to withdraw all forces from the country at the end of 2014.

Police officers line up to take their tea pots for breakfast at the police academy in Kabul, Afghanistan. The readiness of Afghanistanís security forces is central to U.S. and NATO plans to withdraw all forces from the country by the end of 2014, and the academyís new commander wants to help turn around a 146,000-strong national police force long riddled with corruption, incompetence and factional rivalries. (AP Photo/Anja Niedringhaus)

Police officers line up to take their tea pots for breakfast at the police academy in Kabul, Afghanistan. The readiness of Afghanistanís security forces is central to U.S. and NATO plans to withdraw all forces from the country by the end of 2014, and the academyís new commander wants to help turn around a 146,000-strong national police force long riddled with corruption, incompetence and factional rivalries. (AP Photo/Anja Niedringhaus)

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