Is foreign aid hurting Afghanistan?
October 25th, 2011
12:02 PM ET

Is foreign aid hurting Afghanistan?

Some 90% of the money in and around Afghanistan is coming from the United States and its allies. Yet this tidal wave of cash is distorting the Afghan economy, breeding corruption, and creating a dependency that may be tough to break.  On  Time's Battleland blog, Mark Thompson looks at the money flow with  Stephen Biddle, an Afghanistan expert at the Council on Foreign Relations, and Brian Katulis, a senior fellow at the Center for American Progress, assess the money flow with John Nagl, president of the Center for a New American Security.

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