Monday, November 23, 2009

Nation Building in Afghanistan But Not at Home

Huffington Post: The U.S. setting aside $1.3 billion for Afghanistan's anti-Taliban militias.
The United States will make $1.3 billion available for a program that rewards Afghanistan's anti-Taliban militias with development money, according to unnamed officials quoted in The Guardian. The $1.3 billion in development funds for militias and warlords adds to US spending in Afghanistan, which totals $3.6 billion per month. That cost could rise even more, if President Obama decides to escalate the war and send more US troops as predicted.
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