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Billions Vanish in Afghanistan

The Fiscal Times, Dec. 27, 2010: U.S. Can’t Account for Billions Spent in Afghanistan

In its bid to win the hearts and minds of Afghanistan’s teeming population, the United States has spent more than $55 billion to rebuild and bolster the war-ravaged country. That money was meant to cover everything from the construction of government buildings and economic development projects to the salaries of U.S. government employees working closely with Afghans.

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