April 29, 2013

CIA Buying Afghan Influence with Bags of Cash

Matt Rosenberg, New York Times

AP Photo

For more than a decade, wads of American dollars packed into suitcases, backpacks and, on occasion, plastic shopping bags have been dropped off every month or so at the offices of Afghanistan’s president -- courtesy of the Central Intelligence Agency.

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TAGGED: CIA, Central Intelligence Agency, United States, Afghanistan, Hamid Karzai

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