Investigators claim US money is funding Afghan warlords

Investigators say the US military has been giving tens of millions of dollars to Afghan security firms who are channelling the money to warlords. Trucks carrying supplies to US troops allegedly pay the firms to ensure their safe passage in dangerous areas of Afghanistan. The convoys are attacked if payments are not made, according to allegations in a US military document.

2010-06-22

 Afghanistan enemy racket security warlord military Taliban USA invasion politics war profiteering Catch 22

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