Pervasive Afghan Corruption Hurts U.S. Efforts

Saifullah Jan says every time he drives his truck from Peshawar to Kabul to deliver fuel for the U.S. military, he has to slip corrupt police $20 to $30 from his own pocket. Asil Ahmad who is 20 stopped going to school because he says his 11th grade teacher demanded $50 in exchange for a passing grade. He now works and pays for his little sister to attend a less corrupt, private school. And Abdullah, who only goes by one name, walks next to one of Kabul's most expensive neighborhoods and...Full Story
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