Tag Archives: John F Sopko

Corruption Could Push Afghanistan Back to Civil War, Top US Official Warns

America's top official overseeing Afghanistan's reconstruction warns return of civil war if President Ghani's government stops "lip service" to international donors and gets serious in fighting the endemic corruption in his country.

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Taxpayers’ Money & Media Publicity of Fraud

Has the U.S. created a government that the Afghans simply cannot afford? The US Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction thinks so, and says that the US has spent more than $104 billion for Afghan reconstruction and raises the question “what have we gotten for the investment” after committing “more funds to reconstruct Afghanistan, than the US spent to rebuild Europe after World War II under the Marshall Plan?”

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