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The Afghan Report that Could Have Saved the US Billions


The Fiscal Times, 13 March 2014 In this article, AAN's recent publication of a 1988 USAID report under the title “Retrospective Review of U.S. Assistance to Afghanistan: 1950-1979” is used as a peg for a story about AAN's Thomas Ruttig quoted as saying, turning around former ISAF commander General Eikenberry's famous slogan 'where the road ends the insurgency starts': […]

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Ambitious U.S. hospital project in Afghanistan faces failure


Reuters, 5 March 2014 An ambitious US-funded, $60 million project to build hospitals has run into the ground, with the largest hospital ever planned in the country unlikely to open in full, U.S. and Afghan officials said. "The USAID project started in 2008 and aimed to meet the medical needs of over two million Afghans by […]

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