- Apr 13, 2011
- Reaction score
- Political Leaning
A new report released last week suggests that shoddy contracting practices are fomenting discontent and distrust among Afghan contractors, damaging efforts to foster Afghan businesses, and undermining the reconstruction effort in Afghanistan. The Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR) reported that $69 million in unpaid bills owed to Afghan subcontractors have led to death and kidnapping threats, work stoppages, fraud, at least one car chase, and the use of local police forces to extract payment.Here are some of the highlights from the report:
Read more @: Report: Subcontractors in Afghanistan Do Crazy Things When They Don't Get Paid | Mother Jones
I kew this would become a problem. Not so much winning the "hearts and minds". Occupations doesnt work especially when this **** happens.