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Surprising Afghanistan Success? Taxes

Reuters | Posted 05.30.2013 | World

By Katharine Houreld KABUL, March 31 (Reuters) - One of Afghanistan's most surprising success stories lies tucked away on a potholed s...

U.S. Throwing Billions More At Troubled Afghan Projects

McClatchy | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

For years, U.S. officials held up Kabul's largest power plant project as a shining example of how American taxpayers' dollars would pull Afghanistan o...

Dan Froomkin

Billions Down The Drain In Afghanistan

HuffingtonPost.com | Dan Froomkin | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON -- The revelation that Afghanistan's vice president was caught carrying $52 million in cash last year in a Persian Gulf tax haven (and was ...

Dan Froomkin

Massive U.S. Spending On 'Rule Of Law' In Afghanistan Not Paying Off

HuffingtonPost.com | Dan Froomkin | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON -- The United States is now spending nearly half a billion dollars a year in an attempt to establish the "rule of law" in Afghanistan. But ...

U.S. Money Wasted On Afghanistan Projects, Federal Auditor Says

Huffington Post | Nicholas Sabloff and Doug Sarro | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Today's AfPak news roundup: Watchdog: U.S. wasting money on development projects Afghans can't maintain. Washington came under heavy fire from Arnol...