Friday, July 17, 2009
Investigations: Afghan Spending Oversight AWOL
After revelations of mind-boggling corruption in Iraq, you'd think the international community would bring a better approach to its mission in Afghanistan. Right. Not so, says this interesting report from Mother Jones's Bruce Falconer. The U.S. government bureau overseeing flow of military and reconstruction spending there has half the staff it needs and has produced just one audit in its first year - compared to more than a dozen released by the office overseeing Iraq spending in its first year.