In this July 2009 photograph, an Afghan construction crew works on a planned 17.5-mile, U.S.-funded road in Ghazni province. After only two-thirds of a mile was paved in three years, U.S. officials terminated the contract in October 2011, having spent $4 million.
In this July 2009 photograph, an Afghan construction crew works on a planned 17.5-mile, U.S.-funded road in Ghazni province. After only two-thirds of a mile was paved in three years, U.S. officials terminated the contract in October 2011, having spent $4 million. U.S. Provincial Reconstruction Team, Ghazni/MCT
In this July 2009 photograph, an Afghan construction crew works on a planned 17.5-mile, U.S.-funded road in Ghazni province. After only two-thirds of a mile was paved in three years, U.S. officials terminated the contract in October 2011, having spent $4 million. U.S. Provincial Reconstruction Team, Ghazni/MCT

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Failed Afghan road project shows difficulties of U.S. rebuilding effort

November 10, 2011 4:26 PM

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