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Senator Calls For Answers On Afghanistan’s “Ghost Schools”

Following a BuzzFeed News investigation, Sen. Bob Casey asks pointed questions about the $1 billion America has spent on education programs in Afghanistan.

Azmat Khan • 4 years ago

Ghost Students, Ghost Teachers, Ghost Schools

The United States trumpets education as one of its shining successes of the war in Afghanistan. But a BuzzFeed News investigation reveals U.S. claims were often outright lies, as the government peddled numbers it knew to be false and touted schools that have never seen a single student.

Azmat Khan • 4 years ago