Estimated $360 million in U.S. tax dollars lost to insurgents, criminals in Afghanistan

August 17, 2011 at 3:19 am in Grand Forks Herald

After examining hundreds of combat support and reconstruction contracts in Afghanistan, the U.S military estimates $360 million in U.S. tax dollars has ended up in the hands of people the American-led coalition has spent nearly a decade battling: the Taliban, criminals and power brokers with ties to both.
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