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Afghan Air Force Probed in Drug Running

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Wall Street Journal, 7 March 2012
And one more report on corruption: ‘The U.S. is investigating allegations that some officials in the Afghan Air Force, which was established largely with American funds, have been using aircraft to ferry narcotics and illegal weapons around the country […]. An AAF spokesman, Lt. Col. Mohammed Bahadur, denied the allegations and said he was unaware of any investigations into the air force. Afghanistan’s Minister of Defense, Gen. Abdul Rahim Wardak, also said he hadn’t been informed of any inquiry.’

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Drug Trafficking