What else is new, is what I thought after reading this article on AJE.
check it out.
tHE video is only about 2 1/2 mins. in length.
Weak laws and low pay for those who are able to prevent bribary are just some of the reasons why corruption abounds.The US government is stepping up pressure on Hamid Karzai, the Afghan president, to crack down on corruption.
Analysts say the issue affects every aspect of official life in Afghanistan.
From petty bribes to grand-scale fraud and extortion, corruption is thought to account for billions of disappearing dollars each year - so what can really be done to stop it?
But you know, I personally can see this in happening.
For one thing, it's a relatively undeveloped country, yes??
Secondly, it's well known that Hamad Karzai is only in control of the capital city and maybe one or 2 other larger centers in Afghanistan. The rest is controlled by the tribal chiefs.
So if the tribal chiefs control the majority of the country, aside from the Taliban groups, can you see this happening now??
Here's an example:
there isn't really all that much infrastructure in place for a legal system in which judges can't be bribed, police officers can't be bought to look the other way when each of those don't really make enough money to NOT be bought.
Here's the link: