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US Officials See Waste in Billions Sent to Pakistan
spiegel.de
The US has poured billions into Pakistan's struggle against Al Qaeda and the Taliban. But some American officials are now saying that Washington got too little for its money. And that much of the funding may have been misappropriated. Dov Zakheim, who served as the Pentagon's top financial officer until 2004 and helped set up the program in late 2001, said in a telephone interview that while he was at the department, the military carefully checked whether Pakistan carried out the operations it claimed and typically approved only 80 to 90 percent of each invoice.

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