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Feb 4, 2011 10:26 am


With Kabul Bank, At Last Afghanistan Embraces American Values



Show me your friends, show me yourself. ~ Folk Saying

Despite my own outlook being made more sunny by the recent doings in Afghanistan, I grant that even the most ardent American patriot may read the following and despair of our most prominent imperial venture:"A scandal at Kabul Bank, Afghanistan’s embattled lender, has engulfed prominent reformers in the government of Hamid Karzai." In the circus that is Afghanistan’s government – a staunch ally ever since we created it post-invasion – everything that isn’t nailed down is stolen and even the reformers need reforming.

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