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Hall of Mirrors

Within the cacophony of ill-informed, partisan and self-serving punditry relating to events in Afghanistan, we urge careful consideration of several lucid posts by Sarah Chayes, distinguished author of Thieves of State: Why Corruption Threatens Global Security and On Corruption In America — And What Is at Stake.

An excerpt from the most recent post below; image is by artist Kabir Mokamel, whose blast wall art (dating from 2015) scrutinized widespread corruption among both Afghan officials and foreign “contractors”.

 

 

 

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