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Making a Killing | Ep. 18: Afghanistan, Part 2: Jodi Vittori on Corruption Failures in Security Assistance

Making a Killing | Ep. 18: Afghanistan, Part 2: Jodi Vittori on Corruption Failures in Security Assistance

Nate Sibley, Paul Massaro & Casey Michel

Jodi Vittori, a military veteran and leading expert on corruption and national security, joins Paul, Casey and Nate to discuss how failure to tackle pervasive graft fatally undermined the US mission over two decades, where stolen funds ended up, and what lessons can be drawn for future operations.

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Making a Killing explores how corruption is reshaping global politics, and fueling some of the most deadly security threats facing the world today – from the battlefields of Afghanistan and Iraq, to terrorist networks, nuclear proliferation, drug trafficking and other organized crime.

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