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January 20, 2010 11:58 AM

Report slams U.S. for building power plant Afghans can't run

A $300 million power plant in Afghanistan paid for with U.S. tax dollars was an ill-conceived and mismanaged project that the Afghan government can't afford to switch on now that it's almost finished, a watchdog agency has found. It's the third report since November to fault U.S. efforts to expand the electrical grid in Afghanistan.

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