Failed US Foreign Fighter Training Could Out-Scandalize the Panama Papers
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Over recent years Washington has started a large number of training programs for the opposition forces in Syria, Afghanistan and other hot spots, spending considerable amounts of taxpayers’ money without ever achieving their stated objectives. The investigation into these failures could produce a larger bang than the so-called Panama Papers.
“The US has invested more than a decade and nearly $70 billion in taxpayer funds to develop the Afghan security forces, officially known as the Afghan National Defense and Security Forces (ANDSF),” says an article on the website of the US-based Breitbart News Network.However, it notes, an ever increasing number of ANSF operatives trained by US instructors is defecting to the Taliban to share their newly…
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