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How the US Blew Millions of Dollars Airlifting Cashmere Goats to Afghanistan | Mother Jones

How the US Blew Millions of Dollars Airlifting Cashmere Goats to Afghanistan | Mother Jones

The Pentagon airlifted Italian goats to Afghanistan as part of a failed $6 million project aimed at boosting the country’s cashmere industry.

That’s one of the latest findings from John Sopko, the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction, who testified at a Senate hearing yesterday on the Department of Defense’s efforts to boost the Afghan economy…

Source: How the US Blew Millions of Dollars Airlifting Cashmere Goats to Afghanistan | Mother Jones