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Unsparing analysis of $60bn spent 'rebuilding' Iraq lays bare the waste trail that may lead all the way to Afghanistan.
Billions of dollars meant for the country's reconstruction after 2003 US-led invasion remain missing.
US state department failed to properly audit $2.5bn deal to train police, report says.
Inspector finds US investment of $27m has done little to improve instability.
A US government report blames Iraq for failure in reconstruction works.
Many rebuilding projects for Iraq will be dropped as security costs drain resources and with the growing awareness that more money must be spent to sustain Iraq's existing infrastructure, the top US auditor for Iraq's reconstruction says.

A special investigator tracking money spent by the US on reconstruction in Iraq has said he found millions of dollars worth of fraud by US officials and companies.

At least 232 civilians have been killed while working on US-funded contracts in Iraq and the toll is rising rapidly, according to a US government audit.

US investigators found multiple examples of fraud and abuse in millions of dollars worth of contracts to rebuild Iraq that used US taxpayer and Iraqi funds, according to an audit released on Friday.
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Muslim volunteers face questioning and threat of arrest, while aid has been disrupted or blocked, charities say.
Six months on, outrage and sorrow over the mass schoolgirl abduction has disappeared - except for families in Nigeria.
ISIL combatants seeking an 'exit strategy' from Mideast conflict need positive reinforcement back home, analysts say.
European nation hit by a wave of Islamophobia as many young fighters join ISIL in Syria and Iraq.
 
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