With Bags of Cash, C.I.A. Seeks Influence in AfghanistanSubmitted by GBAmerica on Mon, 04/29/2013 - 07:53
With Bags of Cash, C.I.A. Seeks Influence in Afghanistan
KABUL, Afghanistan — For more than a decade, wads of American dollars packed into suitcases, backpacks and, on occasion, plastic shopping bags have been dropped off every month or so at the offices of Afghanistan’s president — courtesy of the Central Intelligence Agency.