Uniformed Afghan Local Police (ALP) line up for the first time in the village of Dey Gairow, in southern Daykundi province April 24, 2011. The ALP was an initiative of U.S. and NATO forces commander David Petraeus. Picture taken April 24, 2011. REUTERS/Rob Taylor
What happens now to all those US-backed militias in Afghanistan?

For better or worse we stood up armed groups that are now operating under varying degrees of local, state and Taliban control.