US watchdog warns of top seven threats to Afghan reconstruction

Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction John Sopko speaks during an interview on July 24, 2014 at his office in Arlington, VirginiaWashington (AFP) – Corruption, weak armed forces and a huge budget gap — a US watchdog overseeing rebuilding efforts in Afghanistan Wednesday released a list of seven “high-risk areas” leaving projects vulnerable to waste and fraud as troops withdraw.

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