30 Jul '13, 12pm

Billions in US aid to Afghanistan at risk, IG report warns

Related SIGAR slams Afghanistan development grant program Report: More should be done to prevent US money from going to terrorists Bad contracting may have turned deadly in counter-IED program Report: Contractors were paid millions but Afghan school remains dangerous, unfinished Empty HQ in Afghanistan epitomizes Pentagon waste John F. Sopko, Special Inspector General for Afghan Reconstruction. Courtesy SIGAR KABUL — Less than 18 months before all foreign combat troops are to leave Afghanistan, there are still billions of U.S. tax dollars at risk of being wasted — or worse, funneled to insurgents and terrorists — if the American government doesn’t do more to ensure reconstruction money is spent properly, according to a quarterly report from the top government watchdog agency in Afghanistan. “There appears to be a growing gap between the policy objectives of Washington and ...

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