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Obama Still Silent on Cash for Karzai

Posted on the 14 June 2013 by Hughvw
Sen. Bob Corker, the top Republican on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, is still trying to get answers from Barack Obama regarding Afghan President Hamid Karzai's claims that he has been getting deliveries of CIA cash for years. "I write again to request an explanation of the incoherent United States policy in Afghanistan made evident by the claims of cash payments to President Karzai," Corker wrote to Obama on Thursday. The Tennessee lawmaker—who has made two previous written requests for information, to no avail—noted that a key U.S. goal in the war-torn country has been to battle corruption. Read more
[Thanks BJS]

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