Will Bush Be Forced to Pay Back the $5 Billion He Wasted?

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If you watched The Daily Show when John Stewart had the smooth and chatty military dictator Pervez Musharraf on as his guest, you probably got an inkling of the disdain, if not outright contempt-- in which he (Musharraf) holds Bush. He cracked up the audience by asserting that a Bush vs bin-Laden mayoral race in Karachi wouldn't leave the residents with any acceptable choices. But while Musharraf was cracking jokes at Bush's expense he was stealing billions of American taxpayer dollars from the clueless Texas clod. The Pakistanis ripped the Bush Regime every way from here to Sunday-- and then some.
After the United States has spent more than $5 billion in a largely failed effort to bolster the Pakistani military effort against Al Qaeda and the Taliban, some American officials now acknowledge that there were too few controls over the money. The strategy to improve the Pakistani military, they said, needs to be completely revamped.

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