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Entries in Karzai (4)


U.S. State Department gets an ‘F’ for Afghan compliance

U.S. Army Pfc. Jordan Adams provides security from a hilltop in Bagram in Afghanistan's Parwan province, Sept. 7, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Spc. Alexander NaylorDespite spending $96 billion in reconstruction aid in Afghanistan since the U.S.-led invasion 12 years ago, the U.S. State Department still isn't measuring anti-corruption efforts there.

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Bribery as foreign policy

The New York Times reported this week that, for more than a decade, the CIA allegedly has been bringing suitcases stuffed with cash to the offices of Afghan president Hamid Karzai (pictured left).

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Afghanistan's corruption blame game

Afghan President Hamid KarzaiCorruption levels are higher than ever in Afghanistan and Hamid Karzai has been quick to blame the U.S.

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Where does graft come from?

The countries of the developed North/West played two roles in instigating corruption in the developing South/East.

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