There´s no sure formula for stabilization of Afghanistan. But the concept of security sector reform could be a good guide for a future-oriented strategy to establish peace in Afghanistan. This concept urges inter alia a strict separation of the tasks of police and military.
In HSFK Standpunkt 4/2009 Gefährliche Gemengelage. Polizei, Militär und Probleme der Sicherheitsektorreform in Afghanistan (Dangerous Confusion. The police, the military and problems of security sector reform in Afghanistan) Cornelius Friesendorf weighs the odds of a successful security sector reform and points out the difficulties.