18 ianuarie 2022

US Afghanistan watchdog predicted air force’s collapse months in advance


SIGAR says lack of focus and dependence on contractors were among the issues that sealed the Afghan Air Force’s fateThe US’ Afghan war watchdog saw the collapse of the country’s air force coming months before it happened, citing its over-dependence on the US and third-party contractors, among other issues, as major obstacles. The demise of the Afghan Air Force was predicted by the US’ Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR) in a January 2021 report - only made public [...]