Here And There with Dave Marash

Even being tossed unprepared onto a battlefield in Iraq didn't prepare Matthew Hoh for Afghanistan where his mission for the State Department was undermined by the Afghan security forces and government. The brutality of government troops was overmatched by the corruption and ineptitude of the civilians sent to work with Hoh's Provincial Reconstruction project in Zabul province. A look at what worse was to come. 

Direct download: HT091321pod.mp3
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