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Waste, fraud in Iraq being repeated in Afghanistan

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posted on Feb, 2 2009 @ 11:04 PM
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Waste, fraud in Iraq being repeated in Afghanistan


www.guardian.co.uk

Waste and corruption that marred Iraq's reconstruction will be repeated in Afghanistan unless the U.S. transforms the unwieldy bureaucracy managing tens of billions of dollars in infrastructure projects, government watchdogs warned Monday.

The U.S. has devoted more than $30 billion to rebuilding Afghanistan. Yet despite the hard lessons learned in Iraq, where the U.S. has spent nearly $51 billion on reconstruction, the effort in Afghanistan is headed down the same path, the watchdogs told a new panel investigating wartime contracts.
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posted on Feb, 2 2009 @ 11:04 PM
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Fantastic!

Looks like the pigs are still at the trough. I guess this was only to be expected as the troops moved from one area to another.

I suppose it's only a matter of time before the first troops in Afghanistan start getting electrocuted in the shower.

Change may have come to Washington DC.... it's apparently taking a little while longer to make it around the world.

www.guardian.co.uk
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