On the frontline with British troops in Afghanistan

As Afghanistan prepares for an election, award-winning photographer Sean Smith, stationed with British Army troops during Operation Panther’s Claw, finds many soldiers becoming frustrated at the inexperience and lack of discipline of the Afghan National Army
Subscribe to The Guardian on YouTube ► http://is.gd/subscribeguardian

The Afghan girls fighting the Taliban to go to school ► https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-6g4bVNOuBI

Support the Guardian ► https://support.theguardian.com/contribute

Today in Focus podcast ► https://www.theguardian.com/news/series/todayinfocus

Sign up for the Guardian documentaries newsletter ► https://www.theguardian.com/info/2016/sep/02/sign-up-for-the-guardian-documentaries-update

The Guardian ► https://www.theguardian.com

The Guardian YouTube network:

Guardian News ► http://is.gd/guardianwires
Guardian Football ► http://is.gd/guardianfootball
Guardian Sport ► http://bit.ly/GDNsport
Guardian Culture ► http://is.gd/guardianculture

#afghanistan #taliban #afghanistannews #afghanistanwar #britisharmy #afghanarmy