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With Washington set to send billions of dollars in fresh aid to Afghanistan despite the military drawdown, Sopko says its not too late to address the fraud and mismanagement that has bedeviled the 14-year effort to rebuild the country.

Mr. Sopko said his reviews were specifically focused on the collapse of Afghanistan’s U.S.-backed government in the final days of the withdrawal, State Department and USAID compliance with laws barring the transfer of funds to the Taliban, and ongoing humanitarian programs in Afghanistan, among other matters.

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