Deconstructing Reconstruction

Afghanistan: Just Throw More Money at It

The middle years of Afghanistan’s reconstruction proved to be a spectacularly disastrous waste of money

American 5 dollar bill’s face of Abraham Lincoln looking at camera.
This guy knows. Photo by Karolina Grabowska from Pexels

Welcome back to my ongoing attempt at digging into the details of SIGAR’s What We Need to Learn report. I have a lot to touch on in this piece, so…



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Dan Brioli

Dan Brioli


Deivore (haven’t been able to prove it). Been a top writer in a few categories — stop caring about that stuff. The report of my death was an exaggeration.