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Which, well, fuck. DoD spent $94 million on woodland camouflage uniforms for local forces in a country that's only 2.1% forests — a decision that a June SIGAR report says resulted from then-Afghanistan Minister of Defense Abdul Rahim Wardak picking a random uniform he liked off a website, which is just ...
It said the forest pattern was chosen after Abdul Rahim Wardak, Afghanistan's minister of defense at the time, discovered the pattern when browsing online in 2007. By indulging his preference, the Pentagon spent millions unnecessarily licensing the proprietary forest pattern rather than using a desert ...

Instead, the HyperStealth Spec4ce Forest camouflage was picked seemingly on the whim of then-Afghan Defense Minister Abdul Rahim Wardak. He found the pattern while Internet surfing. Not mincing words, Inspector General John Sopko told USA Today the decision was "just simply stupid." Not only an ...
Instead, the HyperStealth Spec4ce Forest camouflage was picked seemingly on the whim of then-Afghan Defense Minister Abdul Rahim Wardak. He found the pattern while Internet surfing. Not mincing words, Inspector General John Sopko told USA Today the decision was "just simply stupid." Not only an ...
... the Afghan environment,” the Inspector General's office said in a statement. “In 2007, responsible DOD officials stated that they 'ran across [HyperStealth's] web site and the Minister [then Minister of Defense Abdul Rahim Wardak] liked what he saw. He liked the woodland, urban, and temperate patterns.'”.
The United States spent up to $28 million more than it had to on camouflage uniforms for the Afghan National Army because of the sartorial tastes of a single Afghan official, an American government watchdog said on Wednesday. A report by the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction ...

He was once the head of the office of former defense minister Abdul Rahim Wardak. Gen. Saboor, a former intelligence officer for the Afghan Air Force is yet another mansion-owner, as is ex-army chief Gen. Qadam Shah Shaheem who has a big orchard in a suburb of Kabul city. Shah Aqa Haidari, the former head of the ...
He was once the head of the office of former defense minister Abdul Rahim Wardak. Gen. Saboor, a former intelligence officer for the Afghan Air Force is yet another mansion-owner, as is ex-army chief Gen. Qadam Shah Shaheem who has a big orchard in a suburb of Kabul city. Shah Aqa Haidari, the former head of the ...
Afghan presidential candidate Gen. Abdul Rahim Wardak formally announced his withdrawal from the upcoming presidential election. Wardak said Sunday that he withdraws from the presidential election in favor of no other candidate. This comes as president Karzai's elder brother Qayum Karzai quit to run ...
... resulted from then-Afghanistan Minister of Defense Abdul Rahim Wardak picking a random uniform he liked off a website, which is just awful.
The report, from the Special Inspector General For Afghanistan Reconstruction, said former Afghan Defense Minister Abdul Rahim Wardak "ran ...
The Pentagon allowed Afghan Defense Minister Abdul Rahim Wardak to have the final say on U.S.-supplied uniforms for his troops. Wardak ...
... the Afghan environment,” the Inspector General's office said in a statement. “In 2007, responsible DOD officials stated that they 'ran across [HyperStealth's] web site and the Minister [then Minister of Defense Abdul Rahim Wardak] liked what he saw. He liked the woodland, urban, and temperate patterns.'”.
Abdul Rahim Wardak, then the minister of defense, discovered the camouflage pattern the Pentagon eventually purchased while browsing ...
He was once the head of the office of former defense minister Abdul Rahim Wardak. Gen. Saboor, a former intelligence officer for the Afghan Air Force is yet ...
Afghan presidential candidate Gen. Abdul Rahim Wardak formally announced his withdrawal from the upcoming presidential election. Wardak said Sunday that he withdraws from the presidential election in favor of no other candidate. This comes as president Karzai's elder brother Qayum Karzai quit to run ...
Abdul Rahim Wardak is the former defense minister of Afghanistan. He was the senior defense advisor to Afghan president Hamid Karzai ...

DOD officials presented a range of options to Abdul Rahim Wardak, the Afghan defence minister at the time, who chose one of Cramer's ...
... resulted from then-Afghanistan Minister of Defense Abdul Rahim Wardak picking a random uniform he liked off a website, which is just awful.
... the HyperStealth Spec4ce Forest camouflage was picked seemingly on the whim of then-Afghan Defense Minister Abdul Rahim Wardak.
... the HyperStealth Spec4ce Forest camouflage was picked seemingly on the whim of then-Afghan Defense Minister Abdul Rahim Wardak.
The report, from the Special Inspector General For Afghanistan Reconstruction, said former Afghan Defense Minister Abdul Rahim Wardak "ran ...
The Pentagon allowed Afghan Defense Minister Abdul Rahim Wardak to have the final say on U.S.-supplied uniforms for his troops. Wardak ...
Abdul Rahim Wardak, then the minister of defense, discovered the camouflage pattern the Pentagon eventually purchased while browsing ...
... design and showed these to Afghanistan's then defense minister, Abdul Rahim Wardak, the SIGAR report said, citing Pentagon officials.
The multimillion-dollar mistake occurred when Rahim Wardak was browsing the internet and “ran across” an intriguing camouflage pattern.
... stated that they 'ran across [HyperStealth's] web site and the Minister [then Minister of Defense Abdul Rahim Wardak] liked what he saw.
He was once the head of the office of former defense minister Abdul Rahim Wardak. Gen. Saboor, a former intelligence officer for the Afghan Air Force is yet ...
"Sometimes, intentionally or unintentionally, we have been used a as a tool for evil plans of enemies of religion and the country," said Abdul Rahim Wardak, former minister of defense. "We have good memories from the late marshal. He was thinking about ...
Some of the powerful figures voicing their support for such drastic measures included former Soviet occupation-era mujahideen leaders Abdul Rab Rassoul Sayyaf, Bismullah Mohammadi, Abdul Rahim Wardak, Mohammad Yunus Qanuni, Abdul Hadi ...
Former Afghan Defense Minister Rahim Wardak said the coalition was too eager to end its war and that the administration of then-President Hamid Karzai pushed too hard for foreign troops to leave and give Afghans a chance to secure their own country ...


 

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