“Largely Unmonitored” Injection Of Billions Fueled “Runaway Corruption” In War-Torn Afghanistan: Report

Yet another US government report on Afghanistan has been published that chronicles the obscene waste that seems to have been synonymous with America’s longest running quagmire.

The Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR) on Monday revealed the findings of its careful review of $7.8 billion in taxpayer dollars that was spent since 2008. It was supposed to go toward buildings, infrastructure, and vehicles for Afghanistan –  but instead a mere $1.2 billion of the $7.8 billion actually went for its intended use.

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