Afghan War

Study: Pentagon Wasted $28 Million on the Wrong Kind of Camouflage

The Pentagon overspent between $26 and $28 million on useless camouflage for the Afghan National Army (ANA), a government watchdog study found. Conducted by the Special Investigator General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR), the study not only found that between November 2008 and January 2017 the Defense Department purchased uniforms for the ANA without ensuring the…

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Amid Taliban Gains, U.S. Prepares to Escalate Afghan War

The White House is expected to receive a series of new options from the Pentagon this week for the ongoing war in Afghanistan, the longest war in American history, now in its sixteenth year. The plans vary, but each would deploy between 3,000 and 5,000 additional soldiers to the country, an escalation in line with…

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