Local government reform 'success' in Helmand

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When foreign combat troops pull out of Afghanistan in 2014, Afghan troops will try to fill the gap.

In the troubled province of Helmand in the south-west, the security effort has been backed up by local government reform, one of the more significant successes of western intervention.

It has been so successful that the British officials who introduced it have been asked to take it to other provinces. David Loyn reports.

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