US Military Report: War effort in Afghanistan was bedeviled by Corruption, made it Worse

The US military describes its biggest mistakes in Afghanistan (via GlobalPost)

Enlarge Air Force aerial porters load a shipping container onto a C-130 Hercules cargo plane at Forward Operating Base Salerno, Khost Province, Afghanistan, Sept. 22, 2013. The 19th MCT, a small squadron of Air Force surface movement controllers and…


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  1. “We have done multiple studies of our operations in Afghanistan,” Thomas wrote in an email. “We have an obligation to ensure those lessons, both good and bad, are correctly learned for the future, and we take that charge very seriously”.

    Well then, what could possibly go wrong.

  2. These people are either lying out of every orifice on their bodies or they are fubar-stupid. The U.S. sent pallets of hundred dollar bills to Iraq and Afghanistan to bribe, er, persuade, the tribal warlords to work on our side. IOW, the same strategy we employed in Vietnam, El Salvador and elsewhere, with the same results.

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