Daily Revolt

September 19, 2007

Billions In Aid Wasted In Afghanistan?

It ain't just Iraq where our worthless government is throwing money down a rat hole:
[Dave] Warner is a public health expert from San Diego who's taken it upon himself to do what no one else in Afghanistan seems to be doing - documenting the failures in reconstruction. He says the system can't be fixed unless those responsible first admit that it's broken.

But it's a hard sell, as Warner discovered when he tried to report his findings to officials at the Pentagon.

“I was brought aside and they told me, ‘Don't tell that story.’ I said ‘Why not?’ And they said ‘Well, this is one of our success stories,’” he said.

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