Sunday, February 20, 2011

Milo Minderbinder would be proud...

"...Instead, the investigators ... uncovered one of the darker truths of the war: the vast armies of private gunmen paid to protect American supply convoys frequently use American money to bribe Taliban fighters to stand back. These bribes are believed by officials in Kabul and in Washington to be one of the main sources of the Taliban’s income. The Americans, it turns out, are funding both sides of the war."

New Yorker:  The Afghan Bank Heist

Why do I get the feeling that the ghost of  Nguyễn Văn Thiệu is still with us?

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