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03/18/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Afghanistan: Pentagon Contracts May Be Funding The Taliban

KABUL -- It seemed like such a good idea at the time.

At a staff meeting in 2006, Lt. Gen. Karl Eikenberry, who was then commander of Combined Forces Afghanistan, took a sip of bottled water.

Then he looked at the label of one of the Western companies that were being paid millions of dollars a year to ship bottled water by the container load into Afghanistan.

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