REVEALED: An $85 Million Failure In Afghanistan
Article from Fox28 by Kristine Frazao.
WASHINGTON — If you want to see what more than $85 million can buy, look no further than photos of what was supposed to be a $60 million luxury hotel in Kabul, Afghanistan.
“It’s been 11 years. They spent 60 million. They added another 30 million so they’re 90 million in and they’re not completed,” said Sen Rand Paul (R- KY).
Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) sent staffers to the country who took photos and say they saw the results of poor planning first hand, a U.S. taxpayer funded hotel built directly across the street from the U.S. Embassy there.
“Now we’ve discovered that it’s so unsafe that snipers could crawl up it and shoot down on our embassy that now we have to send soldiers over there to risk life and limb to patrol it to keep it free of snipers,” Sen. Paul said in an interview last week.
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