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The Fleecing of America (Afghanistan: Military Equipment) #1047932

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Jul 13, 2013
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(Studio: Lester Holt) NBC News series on government waste introduced.

(Washington: Lisa Myers) The US plans to strengthen Afghan forces with planes/helicopters to deal with the Taliban and the drug trade in Afghanistan after the American military leaves examined; details given about the Afghans' inability to maintain the helicopters they already have much less the new ones to be paid for by American taxpayers and of other examples of waste. [Special inspector general John SOPKO††- says the Afghans' don't have the pilots and the US not a plan.]

Reporter(s):
Holt, Lester;
Myers, Lisa
Duration:
00:02:40

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