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CIA Bribes Afghanistan President with ‘Ghost Money’

“Tens of millions of U.S. dollars in cash were delivered by the CIA in suitcases, backpacks and plastic shopping bags to the office of Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai for more than a decade, the New York Times says, citing current and former advisers to the Afghan leader.”*

Tens of millions of U.S. dollars were secretly delivered to the president of Afghanistan’s office in order to allegedly buy the CIA influence. Where did the money actually go, and whose influence did it buy for whom? Cenk Uygur breaks down this example of why the CIA isn’t doing its job well.

*Read more from Reuters:
http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/04/29/us-afghanistan-money-cia-idUSBRE93S0AW20130429

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