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Entries in Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (4)


How to ensure operational failure: divide the responsibility 

This week John Sopko, the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction, delivered his report about U.S. security sector assistance programs in Afghanistan since 2001. It's the story of a monumental policy failure.

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A sense the rich and powerful are above the law

After 16 years, Afghanistan is now America's longest war. But the regime we're fighting for is one of the world's most corrupt. It ranked 177 out of 180 on the latest Corruption Perceptions Index.

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Is Afghanistan (remember that one?) America's worst investment ever?

Special Inspector General John SopkoThe Taliban may not be in control of Afghanistan, but that's only because nobody is really in control. After 15 years of U.S. and coalition fighting, the country -- more accurately the failed state -- is in terrible shape.

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Virginia man jailed four years for Afghanistan bribes

An independent contractor for a trucking company in Afghanistan that delivered fuel to U.S. Army bases was sentenced to four years in prison Thursday for offering a U.S. serviceman bribes to falsify confirm fuel shipments that weren't really delivered.

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