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  • Afghan President Hamid Karzai gestures during a news conference in Kabul, Afghanistan, on Tuesday, March 6, 2012. (AP Photo/Anja Niedringhaus)

    INNOCENT AND MARKUS: Afghanistan's corruption breeds failure

    Corruption in Afghanistan extends beyond petty bribery and kickbacks, so much that too many Karzai power brokers gain much from war and will lose from peace. Corruption is everywhere, from the central government to development and security contracting. Speak out against corruption too strongly, however, and you may find yourself prohibited from entering the country.

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