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Joshua Hersh

Afghanistan Special Investigator Drops Hammer On State Department Waste

HuffingtonPost.com | Joshua Hersh | Posted 04.25.2014 | World

ISTANBUL -- The special investigator tasked with assessing America's deployment of resources in Afghanistan over the past decade launched a trio of da...

Eugene Mulero

Watchdog: 'We Don't Even Know What We Spend' On Afghanistan Reconstruction

HuffingtonPost.com | Eugene Mulero | Posted 03.20.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The top watchdog in Afghanistan said Thursday that the U.S. is potentially paying the salaries of nonexistent Afghan police officers, du...

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...

Matt Sledge

The U.S.'s $7 Billion War On Drugs In Afghanistan Is A Failure

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

The top watchdog for U.S. spending in Afghanistan testified Wednesday that the counternarcotics situation there is "dire" and warned of the emergence ...

Amanda Terkel

Top Army Watchdog Signed Off On Unwanted $36 Million Complex In Afghanistan

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Currently sitting in southwestern Afghanistan is a 64,000-square-foot military complex that commanders say they never wanted and haven't...

Amanda Terkel

$200,000 Wasted On Afghanistan Medical Clinic That Was Poorly Built, Never Used

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 10.31.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. government has wasted almost $200,000 on a medical clinic in Afghanistan that was built improperly and sits unused nearly two y...

Amanda Terkel

U.S. Troops In Afghanistan At Greater Risk Of IED Attacks Due To Contractor Fraud

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 10.12.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- U.S. troops in Afghanistan are facing a greater threat from roadside bombs due to shoddy and incomplete work on a major highway by contr...