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Exporting Corruption: 3/4 of Afghan Corruption Cases Involve Westerners

The Afghanistan war is a breeding ground for corruption, and it’s not just the corrupt Afghan government that’s feeding at the trough.
 
 
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The Afghanistan war is a breeding ground for corruption, and today McClatchy Newspapers reports that it’s not just the corrupt Afghan government that’s feeding at the trough. The Office of the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR) says about three-quarters of its active corruption investigations involved Westerners.

Derrick Crowe is a political associate at Brave New Foundation, working on the Rethink Afghanistan campaign. He's a 5-year veteran of Capitol Hill and a trained Creating a Culture of Peace facilitator.