RC-South Assessment. Historical Data. RC-S (Area of Operation). Comprised of six provinces: Nimruz , Helmand, Kandahar, Zabol , Urozgan and Day Kundi . Spans roughly 78,000 square miles, making it slightly larger than Nebraska, and shares a 550-mile border with Pakistan.
Shaping the OE:
Insecurity at the local level.
Lack of Governmental capacity and accountability.
Population lacks Confidence in the Rule of Law.
Slow Economic Growth and Development.
Population losing confidence in GIRoA, ANSF and the International Community.
Insurgent and Terrorist Freedom of Movement.
Enemy Information Operations against GIRoA and ANSF