7,243. 6/15/2008

“A [June] 2008 report from the U.S. Government Accountability Office had found that $10 billion had already been spent to develop the Afghan army, yet only two of its 105 units were fully capable of operating, and a further $6 billion had been spent on the Afghan police and none of its units were fully capable of operating.” [The 15th of the month used for date sorting purposes only.]

 – Peter Bergen, The Longest War, Pages 324-325

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