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Expensive and Useless: America’s Botched Afghanistan Aid

The problem of absent quality control has plagued U.S. infrastructure projectsin Afghanistan from the start. The Kabul-to-Kandahar road, due to the multiplicity of subcontracting agencies with no one actually accountable, initially omitted the many bridges and overpasses along the way, which meant that cars and trucks had to veer off the paved road and chart their own course across unpaved terrain several times during the journey…

Read Here – Foreign Policy

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