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Afghanistan Aid

Matt Sledge

As Afghanistan Drawdown Looms, Inspector General Warns Of Graft

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 02.18.2014 | Politics

America's watchdog for Afghanistan is watching the country slip away. "Every time I visit, I am told by people that we are succeeding," says John S...

Weak Military Oversight Creates Risk Of Afghan Aid Fraud, Report Finds

The Huffington Post | Matt Sledge | Posted 12.05.2013 | Politics

The U.S. military's command in charge of the transition in Afghanistan has not assessed the risk of sending billions of dollars directly to that count...

Your Taxes at War

Jeff Danziger | Posted 08.19.2013 | Politics
Jeff Danziger

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Joshua Hersh

Afghanistan War Waste: Lawmakers Gear Up For Fight Over Development Aid

HuffingtonPost.com | Joshua Hersh | Posted 08.03.2012 | World

WASHINGTON -- Top Democratic lawmakers are gearing up for a fight to drastically scale back America's foreign aid to Afghanistan when Congress returns...

"I Love You, But I'm Leaving": Afghanistan's Alimony

Sonia Pinto | Posted 09.05.2012 | World
Sonia Pinto

At May's NATO summit in Chicago, some points were made clear. Afghans have two years to get their act together, backtrack, and tastefully re-embrace participatory politics. So what happens if they don't?

No Time to Abandon Afghan Women

David Cortright | Posted 05.08.2012 | Impact
David Cortright

Afghan women and girls have achieved significant social and economic gains over the last decade. These achievements must be protected as foreign troops begin to withdraw and political negotiations seek to end the war.

Despite Billions Of Dollars In Aid, Violence In Afghanistan At Its Worst

Posted 10.06.2011 | World

KABUL (Reuters) - The global community has failed to create a politically stable and economically viable Afghanistan despite pouring billions of dolla...

Aid, Not War In Afghanistan

Jim Wallis | Posted 08.22.2011 | Religion
Jim Wallis

We recognize that legitimate ethical and moral issues are at stake in Afghanistan, but we humbly believe there is a better way than war to address these important issues.

Was Afghanistan Aid A Huge Waste Of Money?

LA Times | Posted 08.17.2011 | Politics

U.S. officials had pledged to improve the aid program begun by the George W. Bush administration. But pouring more money into Afghanistan has only und...

UN: Allied Military Gains Not Helping Afghan Women, Delivery Of Aid

Bloomberg | Bill Varner | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

U.S. and allied military gains in Afghanistan have failed to yield corresponding progress in delivery of humanitarian aid or protection of women from ...

Amanda Terkel

Watchdog: U.S. Risks Wasting Billions In Afghan Security Aid Given 'Inadequate Planning'

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON -- The United States is at risk of wasting roughly $11.4 billion unless it comes up with a plan for constructing and maintaining nearly 900...

Some Contractors In Afghanistan Allegedly Paying Protection Money To Taliban

Politics Daily | David Wood | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Some international contractors, hired by the United States to build roads and other large construction projects in Afghanistan, are paying Taliban ins...