Afghanistan’s Corruption Corrodes Efforts by U.S., Watchdog Says

  • Corruption puts $114 billion U.S. investment at risk: report
  • U.S. focus was on keeping the peace with Afghan officials

Fifteen years and more than 2,200 combat deaths after the American invasion of Afghanistan, its government and economy suffer from endemic corruption that foils progress, according to the U.S. watchdog who monitors spending there.

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