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Watchdog: US Military Spent $43M on Afghan Gas Station

A U.S. government watchdog concluded Monday its military spent an "exorbitant" amount of money, nearly $43 million, on a natural gas automobile filling station in Afghanistan, for which Afghans had no use. The Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction said the United States undertook the project in 2011 in Sheberghan, near Afghanistan's vast natural gas fields to reduce the county's reliance on expensive imported gas. But the watchdog concluded the U.S....

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