Afghanistan’s No-Show Soldiers Challenged by a U.S. WatchdogBy
Gaps between payrolls and troops in the field cited by Sopko
Special inspector asks Pentagon chief what steps he’s taking
Some of the $68 billion the U.S. has spent since 2002 to support Afghanistan’s military may have been wasted on “ghost” soldiers and police who exist only on paper, according to a government watchdog who pressed the Pentagon to do more to stop such abuses.
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