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With Bags of Cash, C.I.A. Seeks Influence in Afghanistan

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.

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http://www.nytimes.com/2013/04/29/world/asia/cia-delivers-ca...