Watchdog: Afghanistan Has Lost Control of More Than One-Third of Nation
The U.S.-backed Afghan government has lost control of more than one-third of Afghanistan, reveals an American watchdog agency appointed by Congress, citing U.S. Forces in Afghanistan (USFOR-A).
Specifically, the government no longer controls 140 districts out of a total of 407 within 34 provinces across the war-ravaged nation.
According to the latest quarterly report to Congress by the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR), the watchdog agency, the Afghan government has lost 19 provinces since January 2016. – READ MORE