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(Studio: Charles Gibson) The pressure from the US government on Afghanistan's President Hamid Karzai to rid the country of corruption noted.
(Kabul: Nick Schifrin) Examples of corruption & how it affects the poorest people who have to pay bribes examined; scenes shown of the "poppy palaces" of Kabul that are funded by the drug trade; details given about the investigation of minister Mohammad Chakiri for smuggling money & of minister Muhammad Abel & Kabul mayor Abdul Ahad for accepting bribes & about the bribery of the people. [US Ambassador to Afghanistan Karl EIKENBERRY - says some government officials are cheating their people.] [Integrity Watch Lorenzo DELESGUES- says the government is not legitimate.]
- Gibson, Charles;
- Schifrin, Nick
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