Financial Drain of Afghanistan on US

In 2002 someone in the US government decided that we should assist in the rebuilding of Afghanistan. According to SIGAR in their 2016 report to Congress, the United States, along with other coalition partners, initiated projects to help reconstruct Afghanistan, which had been devastated by nearly 30 years of conflict. Since its creation in 2008, SIGAR, IG for Afghanistan rebuilding oversight, has issued 37 inspection reports examining 45 DOD reconstruction projects with a combined value of about $1.1 billion. The projects were located in 15 of Afghanistan’s 34 provinces, and included 16 Afghan National Police (ANP) and 13 Afghan National … Continue reading