13 November, 2018

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CIA And MI6 Ghost Money And Afghan Corruption

CIA and MI6 ghost money may fuel Afghan corruption, say diplomats, the Guardian reports.

The CIA and MI6 have regularly given large cash payments to Hamid Karzai‘s office with the aim of maintaining access to the Afghan leader and his top allies and officials, but the attempt to buy influence has largely failed and may have backfired, former diplomats and policy analysts say.

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