U.S. Reconstruction Effort in Afghanistan

John Sopko talked about U.S. reconstruction efforts in Afghanistan. He cited several specific examples of wasted U.S. money, including… read more

John Sopko talked about U.S. reconstruction efforts in Afghanistan. He cited several specific examples of wasted U.S. money, including faulty buildings that collapsed and poorly built roads that might have allowed for improvised explosive device (IED) explosions. He was also critical of the lack of coordination with Afghans and questioned the country’s ability to sustain what U.S. had built. close

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  • Sopko, John F. Special Inspector General Department of Defense->Office of the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction

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U.S. Reconstruction Effort in Afghanistan

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Program ID:
310312-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jan 10, 2013
Last Aired:
Jan 15, 2013

Airing Details

  • Jan 10, 2013 | 8:00pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 11, 2013 | 1:21am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 11, 2013 | 5:35am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 11, 2013 | 11:37am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 11, 2013 | 12:15pm EST | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Jan 12, 2013 | 7:01pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 13, 2013 | 4:50pm EST | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Jan 15, 2013 | 3:17pm EST | C-SPAN 3
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