$19 Billion of Afghanistan Nation-Building Went to Fraud and Waste
Afghanistan has been a money black hole almost from our first days there. It has only gotten worse.
(From Intellectual Takeout)
An intra-government watchdog assigned to review Afghanistan reconstruction efforts just concluded that $19 billion in taxpayers dollars went to “waste, fraud, and abuse.” It examined just less than half of the total money Congress has appropriated for nation-building in Afghanistan. Of the spending the inspector general reviewed, 30 percent, aka $19 billion, was lost to waste from 2009 to 2019.
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