More than 100 gold level of the home has been sued several U.S. defense contractors for allegedly paying protection money to the Taliban, and the establishment of projects in Afghanistan. The payment of the proceedings, considers that”aiding and abetting terrorism”against the United States by the Taliban to continue fighting and killing American troops.
The lawsuit was filed Friday in U.S. District Court, District of Columbia by the family of the 143 United States troops and contract workers were killed or injured in Afghanistan from 2009 to 2017. Their”attacks by Taliban-led terrorist insurgency, the defendant to help Finance”for the country.
The United States collected by the company American taxpayers ‘ money in lucrative reconstruction projects, but also to pay millions of dollars in protection money to the Taliban warloads—and the 100,000 American troops fighting the Taliban there, the United States Congress survey of on record.
“The defendant pay the Taliban to leave them alone,”the lawsuit alleged. “Payment to save the defendant money: it is cheaper to buy out the Taliban to have invested in the necessary security to reduce the terrorist threat.”
This money is a major funding comes from the Taliban in 2009. The lawsuit alleges that up to 40% of the funds for major projects is paid to the rebels. It is illegal, according to the Federal counter-terrorism act provide material support to the Taliban, but no company has been subject to criminal prosecution, reports NPR.
A plaintiff, lost her husband, Lt. Col. David Cabrera, a car bomb in Afghanistan in 2011. His widow, Cabrera told The Wall Street Journal, she hopes”that will change the business accomplished in the war zone. I think that it can bring justice for those of us who have lost someone.”
The company in the meet, including several contractors working for the U.S. government. The two companies collected some $ 1 billion in funds in a short span of two years from the United States Agency for international development, according to the lawsuit.
Several of the company’s name in the adaptation has commented on the situation. A representative of black&etc, we have they can participate in the special project company V. The Wall Street Journal, his company follow the instructions, U.S. government agencies and is proud of its projects in Afghanistan.
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