A blog providing news, analysis, insight, and commentary on the war in Afghanistan.
Wednesday, November 5, 2014
Afghanistan to Remain Dependent on West
Afghanistan will not be able to fund the security forces that are needed to quell the insurgency - the international community will have to foot much of that bill. The Afghan government yearly budget is about $7.6 billion. International donors provide 65% of that amount. Read more in "Op-Ed: Afghanistan to remain western-funded client state", Digital Journal, by Ken Hanly, October 28, 2014.