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Task Force 2010, assembled by General David Petraeus, examined the connections between insurgents and criminal networks on the one hand and Afghan companies and their subcontractors for transportation, construction, and other services on the other. The task force estimated that $360 million in U.S. tax dollars ended up in the hands of insurgents and other “malign actors,” including criminals, warlords, and power-brokers.
Originally posted by beezzer
reply to post by maxella1
This is just word of mouth, no source (or none that I want to state) but the American Embassy staff has to keep extra cash on them at all times to bribe the Afghan police just to get back into the embassy when they go out.
American Embassy staff has to keep extra cash on them at all times to bribe the Afghan police just to get back into the embassy when they go out.
If it were up to me, I'd leave and take everyone and everything we put there.
Then, if they bomb us, we nuke them. Just one nuke. A tiny nuke. If they attack again, we use a bigger nuke.
We'll call it the beezzer-button.