Four years ago, U.S. and Afghan officials launched a $77.8 million project to track customs payments in Afghanistan electronically and crack down on financial corruption. Today, the military’s top watchdog for waste and corruption in Afghanistan released a new report that details just how thoroughly that project failed — and it suggests trouble for the White House’s latest plan to make Afghanistan stable enough to bring U.S. troops home.
Benjamin Franklin nailed it when he said, "Fatigue is the best pillow." True story, Benny. There's nothing like pushing your body so far past exhaustion that you'd willingly, even longingly, take a nap on a concrete slab.