posted this morning a New York Times report that the
CIA has been secretly giving bags of money – sometimes literal,
actual bags full of cash – to Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai.
In a statement, Karzai admits to getting the money, but insists
it’s not what it looks like. The BBC
The president said the money was for projects such as helpingSee, it’s all legitimate!
"It was used for different purposes: operational, assistance to
injured people, rental costs and other goals. This was efficient
assistance and we appreciate it," he said in a statement.
He added that the money had been delivered to Afghanistan's
National Security Council, which is part of the president's office,
during the last 10 years.
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