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Laurence Lewis – War in Afghanistan Reaches New Heights of Absurdity

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War in Afghanistan Reaches New Heights of Absurdity

Earlier this month, it was reported that one of the largest U.S. government contractors in Afghanistan was being fined nearly $70 million for having “knowingly and systematically overcharged the U.S. government.” But just two months after a whistleblower revealed the Louis Berger Group’s deliberate and systematic overcharging, the U.S. Agency for International Development awarded the company a new joint contract worth $1.4 billion. That seemingly large fine turned out to be but a minor business expense.

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By Laurence Lewis | Daily Kos
Posted on Sunday, November 28, 2010 @ 04:20 PM

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