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How the U.S. Lost the Corruption Battle in Afghanistan

By late August 2010, Karzai crushed the MCTF and fired the AGO’s most outspoken anti-corruption critic, Deputy Attorney General Faqiryar. The Kabul Bank scandal hit at the end of August just as Karzai was breathing a sigh of relief for his victories over Afghanistan’s anti-corruption forces.