Trump Administration-era cuts scaled back refugee programs, but the resettlement of 88,000 Afghans prompted them to ramp up and expand.
Homa Sorouri spent years working with international aid organizations in Afghanistan. It's "dreadful," she said, to see the work they did disappear.
The U.S. spent billions trying to suppress Afghanistan’s illicit opium and heroin trade. It didn’t work.
DynCorp International, KBR and Fluor Corp. often operated under no-bid military contracts, which granted them monopolies on huge deals.
The Taliban has taxed everything from government projects to international trade.
In "Shooting Ghosts," T.J. Brennan and Finbarr O'Reilly talk about the friendship that helped them rebuild their lives after war.
A Senate committee takes up the issue of war-time contracting, looking at the huge amounts of waste and fraud during the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.