Friday, 23 June 2017

The Government Says It Wasted Millions of Dollars Dressing the Afghan Army in Proprietary Camouflage

The Government Says It Wasted Millions of Dollars Dressing the Afghan Army in Proprietary Camouflage:
The price tag for the never-ending, but occasionally paused, war in Afghanistan is well north of a trillion dollars by now. Nearly $100 million of that is attributable to our generous decision to buy uniforms for the struggling Afghan National Army—and a newly released inspector general report says that as much as $28 million of that cost was tacked on to pay for a proprietary camouflage pattern that Afghanistan’s then-minister of defense thought looked cool.


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