Afghanistan: Corruption 'weakening' security forces

Afghanistan’s attorney general says corruption is making its security forces less effective on the battlefield. The US inspector general has confirmed a high rate of corruption among top Afghan officials.

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    Afghanistan's attorney general says corruption is making its security forces less effective on the battlefield. The US inspector general has confirmed a high rate of corruption among top Afghan officials.

    Now, US and NATO officials say more of their troops will be deployed to the country only on the condition that the problem is tackled.

    Al Jazeera's John Hendren reports from Kabul.


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