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(Fox News) The U.S. government is paying the salaries of "tens of thousands" of non-existent Afghan soldiers, police, teachers and civil servants, a top Pentagon official said Wednesday in reporting on the scale... [Read More]
US Special Inspector General for Reconstruction of Afghanistan (SIGAR) reports territory under Afghan government diminished significantly in 2016 and that Taliban made large gains... [Read More]
Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction said that US Government is paying salaries to tens of thousands of Afghan soldier that in reality do not serve in the army and do not receive... [Read More]
Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction John Sopko unveiled an updated version of SIGAR's "High-Risk List" on Wednesday to highlight areas of which the new administration and Congress should consider when addressing major... [Read More]
A U.S. report says that Afghanistan needs a stable security environment to prevent it from again becoming a safe haven for al-Qaida and other militants. The report by the Special Inspector General for... [Read More]
The Afghan government has been struggling to expand opportunities for women in the workforce, but that effort has been hampered by conservative customs about the role of women and security threats posed by... [Read More]
A recent investigation by the Office of the Special Inspector general for Afghanistan Reconstruction uncovered millions of wasted taxpayers' dollars on security for an abandoned Marriott hotel adjacent to the US Embassy... [Read More]
Several schools that were built by the US Agency for International Development (USAID) in Herat lack basic needs including electricity and clean water, and have structural deficiencies that are affecting the delivery of... [Read More]
The death rate among Afghan security forces is surging far above last year's levels, a US government watchdog said on Sunday, and slew of social gains in the war-torn nation is also eroding.2015... [Read More]
Thirteen years ago the United States called the reconstruction of the Kabul-Kandahar highway "the most visible sign" of efforts to rebuild Afghanistan. But today, that stretch of road is no longer a sign... [Read More]
Some of the most important gains made by the Afghan government and its partners appear to be slipping away, according to the most recent quarterly report by the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan... [Read More]
The Office of the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction says 95 percent of the sections of road they inspected were either damaged or destroyed. And 85 percent were either poorly maintained or... [Read More]
A U.S. report says weak capacity, corruption, funding issues, and insecurity are limiting the Afghan Ministry of Public Works' ability to maintain Afghanistan's road infrastructure. In a new report released Sunday, the U.S.... [Read More]
Jacqueline Klimas Living conditions in Afghanistan have gotten worse in recent years, according to a Pentagon report released Sunday. The Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction quarterly report found that many of... [Read More]
findings were released on Saturday by the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR), which is responsible for reviewing billions of U.S. taxpayer dollars spent or allocated to help rebuild the war-torn country... [Read More]
The Department of Defense has pledged to closely monitor Afghan active-duty security forces so that U.S. taxpayer money is not squandered on so-called "ghost" soldiers, Stars and Stripes reported. In a letter released... [Read More]
Jacqueline Klimas U.S. taxpayers have been shelling out more than $300 million a year for the salaries of Afghan soldiers and police who may or may not actually be serving, the Pentagon's top... [Read More]
The story "Afghan corruption called roadblock" should have been headlined "U.S. corruption called roadblock." The report on Afghanistan released by John Sopko, special inspector general ... [Read More]
(ABC News) A blistering new report blasts the U.S. government's pouring of billions of dollars into projects in Afghanistan with inadequate oversight that in many cases fueled corruption on unprecedented levels and ultimately... [Read More]
The Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR) issued a report that strongly criticized Washington for pouring billions of dollars into Afghanistan with so little oversight. [Read More]