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A brand-new U.S. military headquarters in Afghanistan. And nobody to use it

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Washington Post, 10 July 2013
The US military has erected a 64,000-square-foot headquarters building in Helmand that comes with all the tools to wage a modern war – but is unused. The WP’s Rajiv Chandrasekaran calls it the ‘whitest elephant’ in Afghanistan. So, there are more white US elephants, and Rajiv names some more of them.