special inspector general for afghanistan reconstruction
Nearly $200 million in taxpayer money went to build health clinics in Afghanistan. Now a government watchdog on reconstruction says that many of the facilities are poorly maintained and that their GPS coordinates don't correspond with reality.
Villas, Private Security, and 24-hour Snacks: How the Pentagon Promoted the 'Free Market' in Afghanistan
US government investigators are asking the Pentagon to explain why it spent more than $150 million on security and luxury accommodations for its pro-business task force.
The latest US audit of reconstruction efforts in Afghanistan show a troubling lack of oversight and cooperation, which is damaging security and jeopardizing the country's economic future.
In Afghanistan, where poverty and unemployment is endemic, poppy cultivation provides work for nearly 200,000 families — and has produced a dramatic rise in substance abuse.
Neither US officials nor their Afghan counterparts are really sure whether thousands of small arms can be accounted for.
If you thought that getting troops out of Afghanistan would save the United States some cash, you’re very, very wrong.