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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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‘Windfalls of war’: Companies with spotty records making billions off Afghanistan


Fox News, 22 February 2014 "So who's getting rich off the war?", asks the right-wing US network and answers: "The biggest American benefactors of contracts in Afghanistan in recent years (…) DynCorp International, KBR and Fluor Corporation". And it says how: questionable track records, overcherging, enjoying almost monopolised access to contracts… Apart from that, it also mentions […]

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IG: DOD not detailing where billions go in aid to Afghan forces

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Stars and Stripes, 5 December 2013 In a report about badly accounted-for US money for the Afghan security forces, AAN’s Kate Clark is quoted: Kate Clark, a senior analyst with the Afghanistan Analysts Network, said the Interior Ministry, has always had a reputation for corruption. “Generally, having such huge sums of foreign money funding the […]

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