The Growing Challenge of Corruption in Afghanistan: Reflections on a Survey of the Afghan People
August 1, 2012
Last month, Afghan president Hamid Karzai announced a series of reforms aimed at addressing the nation’s corruption concerns. In this new paper, one of a series of analytical occasional papers on The Asia Foundation’s “Survey of the Afghan People,” Yama Torabi, founder and director of Integrity Watch Afghanistan, examines Afghan opinions about corruption, the challenges of institutionalized corruption, lessons learned, and more.
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